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Forthcoming events

Play as Radical Practice workshop with Albert Potrony

4 July 2018
17:00 – 19:00
2 hours

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Entry Requirements

Free booking required

Summary

Artist Albert Potrony invites educators to debate school readiness using the Play as Radical Practice toolkit.

As Ofsted introduces the controversial bold beginnings report which places emphasis on formal education over play we invite early years practitioners to question the schoolification discourse and re-imagine what it means to be ready for school.

In this event, Albert Potrony will talk through his 2016 Changing Play commission and the development of the Play As Radical Practice toolkit developed in partnership with The Portman Early Childhood Centre. The toolkit is designed to support teachers in forming solidarities with the children they work. How can we prepare schools for children? How can we support play in early years education?

The toolkits will be available for free to participants.

Changing Play is an ongoing partnership with the Portman Early Childhood Centre in Westminster which brings together artists, children, families and educators to critically reconsider early years education and care.

Organisation

The Portman Early Childhood Centre
12 Salisbury Street
London
NW8 8DE
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Contacts

JOANNA SLUSARCZYK

Assistant Education Curator

E joannas@serpentinegalleries.org

D +44 (0)20 7298 7589

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