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The Power of Play with Professor Peter Gray [Webinar]

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 15 November 2019
Notice reference #: 1HA2bu

If you're looking for a different approach to education backed by research that embraces play, then there is no better place to start than with Peter Gray.

Professor Peter Gray is an evolutionary psychologist at Boston College and author of Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life (Basic Books, 2013).

In this talk, Peter will explain how children acquire social, emotional, and intellectual skills in play that cannot be taught in the classroom.

What you'll learn

  • The definition of play.
  • What children learn in play.
  • The harm of play deprivation.

Target audience
Educators and school leaders at every level, pre-school to high school

When: Wednesday 29th January @ 10am

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $195 +GST (per organisation)

Early bird Offer: 25% OFF if you register before Xmas.

Small school discount: 30% OFF for small schools with a school roll under 60. It can be used in conjunction with the early bird offer. 

Register now, even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

Please note, our one fee, one screen policy means your entire team can watch the webinar, at the same time for the same price. We also send you the recording in case anyone from your team misses it.

Note also that registrants who attend and complete the webinar will receive an attendance certificate.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

29 January 2020 – 29 January 2020