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Play Theory; Supporting Free Play in the Playground

Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 from 16:15 to 18:00 (GMT)

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Aberdeen City Council – Education and Children’s Services

Event Title

Play Theory; Supporting Free Play in the Playground

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Date of event

Tues 8th Nov

Time of event

Twilight session 4pm – 6pm

Venue

Marischal College

Target Personnel

School Support Staff

Maximum no of participants

20

Minimum no of participants

10

Course Content/Objectives

  • Introducing: Aberdeen City Play Policy,
  • Play Strategy for Scotland
  • Care Inspectorate  My World Outdoors Document
  • Education Scotland – Learning for Sustainability
  • Discussing the role of staff in the playground in regards to children’s free play
  • How to promote Inclusive play opportunities in the playground. How staff can facilitate free play outdoors
  • What is Loose Parts Play?
  • How to implement Loose Parts play into the Playground
  • Implementing Risky Play, Risk Benefit Assessments, Dynamic Risk Assessments

 

Outcomes sought

Improved knowledge and skills in  play theory, policy and guidance.

Improved confidence to provide opportunities and resources that  support active free play in the playground.

 

 

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4th Floor
Marischal College
Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 from 16:15 to 18:00 (GMT)


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