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Julia lectures on children and playwork. She has worked as a playworker, a primary school teacher and has been involved in further education and higher education since 1997. She has undertaken consultancy work for national organisations and small voluntary organisations in the areas of articulating the importance of adventure playgrounds, accreditation of prior learning to develop transferable skills, and policy development and implementation.


  • Play and playwork
  • Play and creativity
  • Play, risk and resilience
  • The therapeutic use of play
  • The importance of adventure playgrounds

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