CHEF talk in April

Chef Talks F20

Leading playfully

Date: April 28, 2020, 12.00-13.00

Venue: Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media, CUDiM, 
             room 656, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, Building 1483, 8000 Aarhus C
             Also, it is possible to follow by video-link from DPU, Campus Emdrup, 
             room D120, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 København NV
Speaker: Alex Mosely, Head of Curriculum Enhancement, Leicester Learning Institute, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Leadership, management and strategy are often seen as the least playful of roles in organisations – whether in business or in higher education. They are formal, cold, often delivered from on high to those down below. Set in stone as The Way It Is. Freire suggested an alternative to this: that communities, through scaffolded processes, can be more effective in leading and strategizing themselves than the traditional imposed model.

In this talk, Alex Mosely will examine the way that play – as a social activity – can support a Freire-ian approach to leadership: and how leadership through playful facilitation might offer a more effective future model for organisations.

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