my practice is research based, applying academic knowledge and concepts to a real world setting
I am skilled in:
- Encouraging deep thought and reflection
- Challenging misconceptions
- Supporting individuals and groups to explore new and existing ideas
- Visualising the path ahead
- Planning for, and evaluating, growth
"Long term consistency trumps short term intensity" - Bruce Lee
I share my hard won lessons as openly as I share my successes - they are all part of an authentic journey.
Bespoke workshops & presentations
Themes include a wide range of play pedagogy, outdoor practice and curriculum. I aim to always help you to think outside the box, to challenge misconceptions and inspire best practice.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS
HALF DAY, TWILIGHT OR SHORT PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS
FULL DAY WORKSHOPS
COACHING & MENTORING
I am an experienced mentor and hold a qualification in Developing a Coaching Culture. Sessions can be in person, online or a combination of both. I have experience in:
COACHING AND MENTORING IN CONTEXT TO DEVELOP & SUPPORT PRACTITIONER & LEADER DEVELOPMENT
MENTORING FOR STAFF AT ALL LEVELS
MENTORING & COACHING THROUGH THE PROCESS OF ESTABLISHING OUTDOOR PROVISION
One of my greatest pleasures is getting to know individuals and their settings. I offer on site and remote consultation on a wide range of subjects including curriculum, loose parts play, spaces for play, developing practice and environments.
ANNUAL ONGOING CONSULTING SERVICE TO SUPPORT IMPROVEMENT PLANNING & BEST PRACTICE IN SETTING
ONE OFF, SHORT & MEDIUM TERM CONSULTANCY TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS.
I can tailor make experiences for people working at all levels of care & education, simply drop me a line to discuss your requirements.
As well as my independent work, I love working in partnership with my friends and colleagues from the following organisations.