FinlandWay's Dr Jonna Kangas speaks in Beirut at Ed You Care 2019
At the invitation of the Finnish Embassy, Dr Jonna Kangas spoke in Beirut at the annual Ed You Care conference organised by The Syndicate of Nurseries Owners of Lebanon.
Dr Jonna facilitated a workshop “Creating Learning through Children’s Play - Finnish Playful Methods” on understanding the role of play in learning in the early years and the impact of play on a child’s development. Theoretical insights of playful learning in the early years were shared and examples of playful learning from Finland given in the topics of mathematics, visual arts and nature. The conference participants had the opportunity to practice planning and implementation of play-based activities with Dr Jonna’s guidance.