No Fear:  Growing up in a risk averse society
 
Always use the stairs to climb up a slide Only one person on the slide at a time Never jump off a swing while it is still ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Playground safety <ul><li>How big is the problem? </li></ul><ul><li>Cost? </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on injuries? </li></ul>...
 
 
Safeguarding <ul><li>How big is the problem? </li></ul><ul><li>Cost? </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on prevalence of abuse? </li...
Risk assessment Risk-benefit assessment
 
 
 
 
 
15 Oct 2010 [In play provision] we should shift from a system of risk assessment to a system of risk–benefit assessment, w...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>www.rethinkingchildhood.com   </li></ul>
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Tim Gill - No Fear - Ottawa - HCHS

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Tim Gill, keynote speaker at Healthy Children Healthy Spaces, is one of the UK's leading thinkers on childhood and an effective advocate for change. His work focuses on children's play and free time. Tim's presentation supports the resilience, capability, creativity and ability of children to grow and learn in environments that offer them opportunity.

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  1. 1. No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society
  2. 3. Always use the stairs to climb up a slide Only one person on the slide at a time Never jump off a swing while it is still moving
  3. 10. Playground safety <ul><li>How big is the problem? </li></ul><ul><li>Cost? </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on injuries? </li></ul><ul><li>Side effects? </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity costs? </li></ul>
  4. 13. Safeguarding <ul><li>How big is the problem? </li></ul><ul><li>Cost? </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on prevalence of abuse? </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity costs? </li></ul><ul><li>Side effects? </li></ul>
  5. 14. Risk assessment Risk-benefit assessment
  6. 20. 15 Oct 2010 [In play provision] we should shift from a system of risk assessment to a system of risk–benefit assessment, where potential positive impacts are weighed against potential risk.
  7. 28. <ul><li>www.rethinkingchildhood.com </li></ul>
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