8th March 2016, 6.00pm to 8.30pm, Venue tbc
“Every Child a Mover”
We are delighted to confirm our Keynote Speaker for our Third Annual Conference will be Jan White.
Jan work’s nationally and abroad as an independent consultant to advocate and support high quality outdoor provision for services for children from birth to five. With twenty-eight years’ experience of working in education, Jan has developed a deep commitment to the consistently powerful effect of the outdoors on young children.
Having played key roles in developing Learning through Landscapes’ support for the early year’s sector and Early Excellence’s Stepped Approach to Quality Outdoors, Jan is currently an Early Education founding associate, associate with Playwise, pedagogical adviser for PlayGarden and mentor to Sandfield Natural Play Centre. Jan co-founded and facilitates the UK network Landscapes for Early Childhood and am representative to the World Forum Foundation for the Global Collaborative OnDesign for Children working group.
Jan is the author of Playing and Learning Outdoors: making provision for high quality experiences in the outdoor Environment (Routledge, 2008) and Making a Mud Kitchen (Muddy Faces 2012), editor of Outdoor Provision in the Early Years (Sage, 2011) and I collaborated with Siren Films to make the training DVDs Babies Outdoors, Toddlers Outdoors and Two Year-olds Outdoors (Siren Films, 2011).
Bookings for the conference will open in November; places are limited so please keep checking, to be added to our mailing list for early notification please send details via our contact page link on the website.