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Conference Agenda

Saturday 13th July

An exploration of unschooling. What does it mean, how to do it well, what helps and what gets in the way. A discussion of the role of conversation in learning. With plenty of time to meet people, chat informally and make connections. 

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 09:40 Introduction

09:40 - 10:50 Sandra Dodd - Exploring interests

10:50 - 11:10 Break and chat

11:10 - 12:20 “Reflections on our home education journey” Cathy Koetsier

12:20 -13:20 Lunch - sandwiches provided or you can bring your own

13:20 - 14:30 Joyce Fetteroll - Unschooling Toolbox - What unschooling is and isn't. What makes it work well and why.

14:30 - 14:50 Break and chat

14:50 - 16:10 Interactive session - The unit of learning is the conversation.

16:10 - 16:30 Break and chat

16:30 - 17:00 All speakers Q&A session

17:00 - 18:00 Pizza and chat

Sunday 14th July

Unschooling in the context of your family and your community. Building your network and creating a happy space for your children to learn and grow. Again there will be plenty of time to meet people, chat informally and make connections.

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 09:40 Introduction

09:40 - 10:40 Connections and Community - Without a school to provide a social structure how do you go about creating a community and a sense of connection for you and your children? (speakers Ed Hardy, Julie Fisher and Jaki Parsons)

10:40 - 11:00 Break and chat

11:00 - 11:30 Unschooling maths - James Daniel - When people start unschooling they often feel anxious about how their children will learn maths. This short talk by an unschooling dad (who also happens to have a degree in maths from Cambridge!) explores how mathematical learning is a part of everyday life

11:30 - 12:30 Joyce Fetteroll - Unschooling Relationships

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:40 Dad's Panel - Unschooling dads on "The unexpected joys of being an unschooling dad." (Mark Hutchinson, Simon Gallear, Andrew Firth, James Daniel)

14:40 - 15:00 Break and chat

15:00 - 16:10 Sandra Dodd - Fears and Limits - screentime, economics, superstition and human nature.

16:10 - 16:30 Break and chat

16:30 - 17:00 All speakers - open Q&A

17:00 - 18:00 Pizza and chat

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