Upcoming OPAL events

Our next free online event will be held on October 19th

Date: Oct 19th

Time: 15.45 to 18.00

Type: Zoom webinar

Theme: Play and Evidence-Based Practice

Format: Speed conference Six speakers five minutes each

Confirmed Speakers:

  1. Dr Wendy Russell ( Glos Uni) - Launch of The 2021 OPAL/ Sport England/ Glos Uni literary review of the research supporting play in schools
  2. Dr Helen Dodd - (Exeter Uni) - The impact of the loss of play on children; mental health
  3. Dr Jenny Gibson - (Cambridge Uni) - Evidence from the PEDAL unit on play in schools
  4. Dr Rachel Nesbit - (Exeter Uni) - The research case for play in schools
  5. Michael Follett -OPAL Founder/Director
  6. Cath Prisk- CEO Outdoor People
  7. Ben Tawil and Mike Barclay - Ludicology

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