About Persona Doll Training UK
Persona Doll Training UK trains teachers and early years practitioners to use specially made child-size dolls, telling stories about the doll’s life and getting the children involved in solving problems. This supports the children to develop empathy and challenge discrimination.
√ Uses the Dolls and their stories as tools to promote children’s development and well-being.
√ Explores practical strategies to develop the use of Persona Dolls in the learning environment.The focus is on fairness, equality and inclusion.
√ Children’s communication and listening skills are developed.
√ Persona Doll stories encourage empathy, critical thinking & problem solving.
√ The Dolls are tools for implementing ‘British’ values and the Prevent Duty.
They encourage children to think critically and outside the box; praise the ability of those who speak more than one language; boost self-esteem and confidence and crucially, give everyone time to reflect and respond.
The link to Persona Doll Training web site is:
Persona Doll Training UK Registered charity number 1099315