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Beth Wood is Artistic Director of Prospero, a company that specialises in educational and inclusive theatre. Prospero designs and delivers projects on Mindfulness, Emotional Literacy and Resilience in schools and colleges, using drama and active learning as a developmental tool. Beth has written plays for young people that have been performed in 6 countries, designed INSET programmes for Surrey Education and for 6 years wrote the drama activities for Longmans Shakespeare series.
Mind The Gap
In considering the 'gap' between mindful, calm behaviours amongst children and their rapid-fire media consumption, the panel will look at how young people’s lives have altered with rapid technological change and debate just how effective mindfulness and other ‘slow-down’ methods might be to children’s wellbeing while also considering the challenges…