The Pedagogy of Nature
March 31, 2022 - March 31, 2022
Open to everyone, this Webinar will be of particular interest to all those working with children in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Teachers who work in Early Learning and Care and Primary School Settings, students studying on Early Childhood Care and Education and Primary School Teaching programmes; LINC Students and Graduates, along with those who work in the broader Early Childhood Education Sector.
Ruksana Beigi, author of the book – Early Years Pedagogy in Practice: A Guide for Students and Practitioners, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Early Childhood and Education, University of East London. Ruksana teaches across undergraduate and post graduate early years and education programmes. Her current research interests are creative learning in both early years and adults in education; children’s play; imagination and stories; the early years curriculum and early years pedagogy and practice.
Ruksana has a keen interest in cross-discipline teaching and learning methods for early years programmes and is currently undertaking her PhD in making art with early years practitioners.
This webinar will focus on the chapter in her publication: Early Years Pedagogy in Practice : A Guide for Students and Practitioners – The Pedagogy of Nature: Moving Beyond Outdoor Play.
The webinar will feature an introduction from Professor Emer Ring, Dean of Early Childhood and Teacher Education at Mary Immaculate College, and a discussion facilitated by Shirley Heaney, National Coordinator of the LINC Programme.