We were fortunate enough to have Ben deliver a brilliant talk titled Play: The Importance of the Seemingly Frivolous. You can find the minutes here or, if you prefer, wait a couple of weeks for us to release the podcast recorded with Ben himself. You can find a PDF of Ben's presentation here.
The 3rd National Men in Early Years Conference represents a highlight in my career working with young children. Back in 2014 with the support/pressure of my Head Teacher I somewhat reluctantly (did I really want to add to my workload? Wouldn’t this be a distraction from my daily teaching?) formed and chaired the Bristol Men in Early Years Network. It was in direct response to the lack of support in the profession and personal isolation that men face after a false allegation h