Playday - 7 August - This year's theme is 'Play - the culture of childhood' 


Ana Ardelean

Ana is a former playworker, children’s service manager and trainer, lecturer in Childhood Development and playwork, and play consultant. She has 17 years of experience working in the play sector, first in frontline playwork in different play settings and various countries, then in play service management and development, and playwork training and consultancy. Somewhere in between, Ana found a passion for researching play in refugee camps, which is something she always welcomes a conversation around. Currently, Ana’s much-loved job is supporting primary schools across the Yorkshire region to develop a culture around play and improve their play provision.


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