Raising Wildlings

S2E25: Benign Neglect and the Impacts of Zero-Risk Culture with Tim Gill

June 29, 2021 Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell Season 2 Episode 25
Raising Wildlings
S2E25: Benign Neglect and the Impacts of Zero-Risk Culture with Tim Gill
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S2E25: Benign Neglect and the Impacts of Zero-Risk Culture with Tim Gill
Jun 29, 2021 Season 2 Episode 25
Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell

What is the biggest risk to children in 2021? It could just be not allowing children to take any risks at all? In this episode we talk with Risk Play advocate, Tim Gill, all about risk and adventure play in childhood, child-friendly urban design and the tools we use to change the face of public policy in relation to play. 

👉  Tim shares

  • His story and why he wanted to share his ideas about risky play
  • The evolution and impact of ‘Zero-Risk Culture’
  • Some of the big misconceptions adults have about children
  • About ‘Benign Neglect’ and the concerns of being judged as a parent
  • The myths about risk
  • True risks to children today
  • What child friendly urban design looks like
  • The power and benefit of ‘unobserved play’
  • About Risk Benefits Assessment and why they are an integral part of childhood planning 
  • What cities have got it right
  • How the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting children

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👉  Guest Details

Tim is a global advocate for children’s play and mobility, and an independent scholar and consultant. He is the author of No Fear: Growing up in a risk-averse society (“a handbook for the movement for freer, riskier play” - New York Times) and Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities. 

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Show Notes

What is the biggest risk to children in 2021? It could just be not allowing children to take any risks at all? In this episode we talk with Risk Play advocate, Tim Gill, all about risk and adventure play in childhood, child-friendly urban design and the tools we use to change the face of public policy in relation to play. 

👉  Tim shares

  • His story and why he wanted to share his ideas about risky play
  • The evolution and impact of ‘Zero-Risk Culture’
  • Some of the big misconceptions adults have about children
  • About ‘Benign Neglect’ and the concerns of being judged as a parent
  • The myths about risk
  • True risks to children today
  • What child friendly urban design looks like
  • The power and benefit of ‘unobserved play’
  • About Risk Benefits Assessment and why they are an integral part of childhood planning 
  • What cities have got it right
  • How the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting children

👉  Opt In

https://www.wildlingsforestschool.com/free-downloadables

👉  Links and Resources

Email: [email protected]

Website

LinkedIn

Twitter

Facebook

No Fear - Free PDF 

Our dear friend Kelly George, creator of the Australian Homeschool Summit, has just launched a podcast and a big sale on previous summits! You can check in out here
Use code FEELSLIKEHOME

👉  Guest Details

Tim is a global advocate for children’s play and mobility, and an independent scholar and consultant. He is the author of No Fear: Growing up in a risk-averse society (“a handbook for the movement for freer, riskier play” - New York Times) and Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities. 

Wildlings Forest School Contact Details

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Youtube 

Pinterest

Linked In

👉 Did You Enjoy This Episode? 

If you enjoyed this episode and the Raising Wildlings podcast generally, we have a favour. Please take two minutes to subscribe, and to write a rating and a review. You can do that on Apple Podcasts right now by clicking here. If you are an Android user, you can follow the podcast on Spotify here and Google Podcasts here. Those actions will help the podcast reach more people, and we would be truly grateful. Thank you so much.

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