Slow Knowledge and the unhurried child. Making the case for slower pedagogies with time to wallow in play.
This session was recorded as part of the Froebel Trust Conference in March 2021.


Alison Clark a Visiting Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education at the University of South-eastern Norway and is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at UCL Institute of Education, London. Working with Professor Peter Moss she developed the Mosaic approach, for listening to and engaging with young children’s perspectives. Since the first study published in 2001, this approach has been adopted and adapted internationally by researchers and practitioners in early childhood and in other disciplines.

Her current research on slow pedagogies in early childhood education is funded by the Froebel Trust.

Alison combines her academic work with her practice as a visual artist.