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LEGO Serious Play certification

I was recently fortunate enough to be invited by the UNSW Founders to participate in LEGO Serious Play (LSP) certification training. I’m now a certified LEGO Serious Play facilitator! The workshop was coached by the excellent Michael Fearne, who introduced us to the history and theoretical underpinnings of the method, as well as giving us the opportunity to plan and ‘play out’ our own LSP sessions.

A certification document for LEGO Serious Play facilitation.
LSP certification from Pivotal Play.

It was interesting to see the parallels in the LSP method and my own approach to teaching and research, which use constructionist and play-based principles to engage students or study participants. This has sparked many new ideas for running design workshops in the future, and given me a great excuse to start buying LEGO for myself…

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