HOW CAN PLAY INSPIRE TO MORE PLAY? TEACHERS PARTICIPATION IN DRAMATIC PLAY

ANNA GREVE has long experience from Early Childhood Education and Care, both as a kindergarten teacher and professor in Early Childhood Education and Care at Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. Her research interests relate to three main areas: toddlers, play and friendships, and ECEC teachers´ professional history. Anne has written journal articles and book chapters focused on friendships, negotiations of risk in early childhood institutions, history of ECEC and children´s dramatic play. She has had many opportunities to speak at conferences and workshops in Norway and Europe. As a member of Union of Education Oslo´s board, she is committed to educational policy from ECEC to University level. Anne is now leader of Childlife, an Excellent Academic Environment at the faculty of Education and International Studies (https://uni.oslomet.no/childlife/english/), as well as teaching and supervising students in early childhood education.