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Courses & Conferences: 2007 - 2008
Summer Term 2008    
TACTYC / BERA Colloquium: 'Play and Education 3-8: Moving Forward in Research, Policy, Professional Learning and Practice'. Leeds Metropolitan University.
8th-10th April Maulfry Worthington: 'Play is a complex landscape: developing symbolic tools'
Institute of Education, London  April 24 'Emergent Learners and Children's Mathematical Graphics'
Redcliffe: EY Network Training  Tues. 29th April ‘Using Design & Technology: understanding children’s play and imagination’ (children making meanings)
Redcliffe Children's
Centre, Bristol
Wed. May 14 National Conference, Redcliffe Children's Centre: Redcliffe Conference: 'Play, Thinking and Imagination: Understanding Children's Play'.
  • Key Speaker: Elizabeth Woods, Reader in Education: University of Exeter and celebrated Play Education Author, presents 'Progression and Continuity in Play'.
  • Morning Speaker: Maulfry Worthington (Author and Researcher, Free University, Amsterdam) with Redcliffe staff - presents 'Researching children's meanings in play'. This is a year long research project for Redcliffe Children's Centre and connects with nurseries and schools in England & the Netherlands.
  • Afternoon Speaker: Penny Holland, Early years Researcher at the London Metropolitan University and author of We Don’t Play with Guns Here – presenting: ‘Super Hero Play. What’s it all about?’
  • Afternoon Speaker: Kate Peel, QCA’s Principle Officer for Assessment and the Foundation Stage Profile will talk about ‘Assessment in Play’
  • Tour of Redcliffe Children’s Centre available
Gillingham, Medway  Wednesday 11th June 'Developing Written Calculations: Towards Standard Methods'

Academic year 2007 – 2008 - previous courses and conferences:
Summer 2007    
European Early Childhood
Education Research Education Research Association
(EECERA) Annual Conference, Prague
Aug 29 - Sept 1 Presenting papers entitled:
Maulfry: 'The latitude and longitude of play in school: the development of mathematical concepts and language in early childhood'

Elizabeth: 'Under threes thinking mathematically?'
Autumn Term 2007    
Bristol Early Years
September 5 & 6 Workshop: 'Creating a Rich Environment for Children's Mathematical Graphics'
Harrow: Reception and Key Stage 1 October 3 ‘Supporting Children’s Early ‘Written’ Calculations’
Stepping Stones Training, READING
October 17 ‘Play and Children's Mathematical Graphics in the Foundation Stage'
Richmond LEA October 29 ‘Play and Children’s Mathematical Graphics’: Foundation Stage and Y1
Richmond LEA October 30 ‘Children’s Mathematical Graphics and Early Written Calculations’: Reception and Key Stage 1
BEAM: London  Nov 20 'Unlocking children’s number sense – children’s graphics from counting to calculation'
Spring Term 2008    
Baylis Nursery, Slough Jan 30 'Children's Mathematics Graphics: Beginnings in Play'
Institute of Education, London  Feb 5 'Children's Mathematical Graphics and Early Written Calculations'
Gillingham, Medway - Kent  Feb 6 'Children's Mathematical Graphics - Calculating for Understanding'
Victoria Park Infants School, Bristol Tues. March 25 'Mathematical thinking on paper: the development of children's written mathematics'

Please contact us if you would like further details of any of the events above


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