CPD Lectures

 Using Winnicott to rethink schools and schooling

Tamara Bibby

Date: Saturday 17 November

Time: 10am for a 10:30 start – 12pm

Venue:Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA. (Nearest Tube Holloway Road)

Tamara Bibby is an independent researcher and writer, previously at University College London, Institute of Education, UK. She has published two books; ‘Education – An 'Impossible Profession'?: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Learning and Classrooms’ and most recently ‘The Creative Self: Psychoanalysis, Teaching and Learning in the Classroom’.

Her latest book provides the inspiration for this talk. In it, she engages with the work of the psychoanalyst D.W. Winnicott to develop alternative ways of thinking about key issues at the heart of pedagogy; specifically pedagogic relationships, creativity, defiance and compliance. These issues underpin the desires and defences of professionals located in educational institutions, such as the desire to know what is best, to know how to reach all learners, normalised expectations of behaviours and outcomes, and sometimes challenging engagements with students and the curriculum.

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