Tim is in demand as a public speaker and workshop leader. He has given talks and run workshops across the UK and in Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Russia, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
Tim is equally at home with audiences of academics, policy makers, public and NGO sector leaders, corporate clients, educators, environmentalists, campaigners, community groups and parents and carers.
See below for a list of selected forthcoming events – contact Tim for more details, or to book him as a speaker or workshop leader.
Topics covered include:
- Risk aversion and childhood
- Taking a balanced approach to managing risk
- Creating more child-friendly communities
- Reconnecting children with nature
- Creating and sustaining playful spaces
- Why children’s play and free time matter
The Times Educational Supplement website has a video of a talk on risk and childhood Tim gave in 2007 at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). [Tim thinks his delivery has improved since then!]
Here is a sketchnote of a talk on children and nature Tim gave at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia on 24 Oct 2012. Thanks to April Seymore for this.
7 Feb Talk at Friends of Box Hill Annual General Meeting
5 Mar London: seminar on designing cities for well-being at Ecobuild
12 Mar Inverness: Talk and workshop on risk in children’s play and learning
13 Mar Aberdeen: Talk and workshop on risk in children’s play and learning
14 Mar Cambridgeshire: plenary talk and workshops on risk at conference on Forest School
19 Mar Glasgow: Talk and workshop on risk in children’s play and learning (waiting list only: fully booked as of 30 Jan)
20 Mar Edinburgh: Talk and workshop on risk in children’s play and learning (waiting list only: fully booked as of 30 Jan)
25 Mar Llandudno Junction: talk on managing risk in play spaces