The Training School involved the Trainees and the Trainers from January 22nd to 26th 2018, from 9am to 18pm each day.

During the morning, the Trainers gave theoretical lectures; during the afternoon, the Trainees and the Trainers were involved in practical activities related to the lectures.

For the detailed programme, check here

List of lectures

Serenella Besio, University of Bergamo, Department of Human and Social Science
(Italy): The importance of play and inclusive play

Daniela Bulgarelli, University of Aosta Valley, Department of Human and Social Science (Italy): Types of Play and Assessment of Children’s Play

Rianne Jansens, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Healthcare
(The Netherlands): Functional Aspects of Disabilities, in the Framework of ICF-CY

Vaska Stancheva Popkostadinova, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Department of Medical-Social Sciences (Bulgaria): Play in Children with different types of disabilities

Helen Lynch, University College Cork (Ireland): Barriers and Enablers for Play in Playgrounds

Odile PerinoCentre National de Formation aux Métiers du Jeu et du Jouet (France): Play, Toys and Low-tech: an Evaluation Tool

Iolanda Iacono, Glitch Factory S.r. l. (Spin-off of the University of Siena) (Italy): Design and Re-design Toys and Technologies

Andrea Bonarini, Politecnico di Milano, Department of Electronic Information and Bioengineering, (Italy): Technology and Robotics for Play

Noa Nitzan, Technology Center, Beit Issie Shapiro (Israel):  Accessibility of Ludic Apps 

Nicole Bianquin, University of Aosta Valley, Department of Human and Social Science (Italy):  Increasing and Improving the Play Abilities. The adults as expert play companions