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First hand experience: what matters to children


The Eden Project
 

Conference principles

Programme

Speakers and workshop leaders

Workshop descriptions

Where is Eden?

Press releases

Drinks reception and evening dinner

Book reviews

Conference Pictures


First hand experience:
what matters to children

Programme

Day 1

9.15.-10.00 Arrival/coffee/registration (allow approx 20 minutes to park and walk through Eden to the Education Centre)

10.00 Welcome - Diane Rich

10.15 A future fit for children - Tim Smit

11.05
 - Mary Jane Drummond

11.55.-1.00 Lunch break and move to workshops
1.00-2.30 An alphabet of learning from the real world: workshops (see workshop descriptions)

 

Group A

Group B

Group C

I is for the independent learner G is for green E is for Eden
L is for looking and listening V is for variety O is for out and about
  W is for windows  

2.30 3.00 Refreshment break and move to workshops
3.00 4.30 An alphabet of learning from the real world: workshops (see workshop descriptions)

Group A

Group B

Group C

K is for knowing G is for green E is for Eden
L is for looking and listening W is for windows O is for out and about
T is for thinking    

4.30 Depart

7.00 Optional drinks reception and dinner at
The Cliff Head Hotel Sea Road Carlyon Bay nr. St. Austell Cornwall
*Numbers are restricted. Book early
Welcome by  
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and the
What Matters to Children team
Cathy Myer and her poetry coat L is for listening: from lullabies to literature
Dinner with wine
Peter Dixon after dinner speaker

Day 2

9.00 Arrival/coffee/registration
9.30 Welcome

9.40 Learning and Development - Charles Desforges

10.30 Refreshment break and move to workshops
11.00-12.30 An alphabet of learning from the real world: workshops (see workshop descriptions)

Group A

Group B

Group C

K is for knowing A is for alphabets E is for Eden
Q is for questions E is for earthworks O is for out and about
T is for thinking    

12.30-1.30 Lunch break and move to workshops
1.30-3.00 An alphabet of learning from the real world: workshops (see workshop descriptions)

Group A

Group B

Group C

I is for the independent learner A is for alphabets E is for Eden
Q is for questions E is for earthworks O is for out and about
  V is for variety  

3.30 Return to hall

3.40 A is for afterwards - Mary Jane Drummond

4.20 Conference close

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