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Turning urban into Forest School

Posted by FSLI_Admin on January 12, 2016

Creating an inspiring forest school experience in an urban setting is the theme for a seminar led by FSLI Director Chris Dee at London’s Childcare Expo, which is being held at Olympia on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March 2016.

15_4 greenwich - cropped.jpgThe seminar – which will be held on Saturday afternoon - will explore the forest school ethos and approach in early years and, most importantly, how we empower children to manage risk.  Chris will also identify how forest schools can link to the early learning goals with practical examples, drawn from the team's extensive experience in London boroughs including Hackney, Tower Hamlets,Greenwich, Lewisham and Southwark.

About Childcare Expo

Childcare_Expo-Midlands-2015-Logo111.jpgEntry to Childcare Expo is free for all those working in the early years, childcare and nursery sector. Alongside a full range of childcare and nursery suppliers exhibiting across the two days, there is an educational and informative seminar programme running throughout Childcare Expo starting at 10.45am and finishing at 3.30pm on both days. You will be able to book your place onto seminars sessions once you register for your free ticket to the exhibition.

Seminar sessions cost £12 when booked in advance and £18 when booked at the show. All prices include VAT. For every seminar attended, visitors will receive an electronic CPD certificate after the event.

Make it a date!  Saturday 5 March : 1.45pm – 2.30pm: Forest Schools in Urban Settings - led by Christina Dee, Director, Forest School Learning Initiative Ltd