Learn why museum educators, the Roger Federer Foundation, and Christie’s Education place such an emphasis on learning through Art, and how Play has a vital role in child development. Join our panel of expert educators as they debate and define best practice in this field, drawn from research and case studies from around the world. Discover why targeting resources at children 0-8 has been proven to create confident and capable individuals, who contribute actively to society. Explore the reasons why investing time, thought, money and energy in this field can prove to be so rewarding.
Arts can be a brilliant creative catalyst to EY education – whether it’s taking on adult roles in the museum or participating in a family craft activity. Can also help adults connect to their creativity and inner child? Benefits everyone? Stress relief and creative thinking buzzwords in corporate thinking with the current world situation creating greater awareness of the importance of mental health and sustainable models for work/life balance?
The Roger Federer Collection: Sold to Benefit The RF Foundation
London and Online, 23 June – 13 & 14 July
Image Credit: © The Roger Federer Foundation.
Introducing the panelists
Jacqui Ansell (Christie’s) Senior Lecturer, Christie’s Education
Jacqui: Committed to lifelong learning & with extensive experience in devising and delivering Museum education programmes, Early Years to Adult. Whatever age you are, the facts are the same & engagement underpins everything. Advocate of Learning Outside the Classroom. Developed Christie’s Course on Family Learning.
Janine Händel (RFF) CEO, The Roger Federer Foundation
Janine: Human Rights and Diplomat for Foreign Affairs background. Human Rights & Peace focus, a philosophy that resonates within RFF & influences the key values of RFF. RFF focus on quality schools & EY education. The importance of EY Education is a relative new concept, but as far back as 11 years ago, RFF realised the importance of investing in Early Childhood Education and its positive impact. RFF are experts at ECE and becoming even more ambitious in its strategy to advocate its positive impact.
Nicola Wallis (Fitzwilliam) Museum Educator and Early Years Researcher, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Nicola: Primary School background; Nursery educator over 16 years ago; currently doing a PhD in Early Childhood. 2006 Educator at Fitzwilliam Museum. Focus EY and special interest in extending programme to families underserved working in partnership with family centres and playgroups. Currently on board of family support organisations to better understand the families she is working alongside.
Moderated by Caroline Marcus Chair, Group for Education in Museums, GEM
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