Is something simple as their address the reason why children in Northern Ireland are not getting the same opportunities for play as their peers across the UK?
The ‘postcode lottery’ question comes on the back of...Read more
Can parents and educators support opportunities for children to play, when so many of their activities are restricted by COVID-19?. That’s the question posed by Elizabeth Cushing, the president of Playworks, a US non-profit children’s...Read more
The recently released 2020 ParticipACTION Report Card revealed that Canadian children scored a D+ for “daily physical activity,” an F for “active play” and a D- for “active transportation.” Only 39 per cent of Canadian...Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the education of at least 1.5 billion school students. That’s more than 90 per cent of the world’s children. Although many schools in the west, along with private schools in...Read more
A generation ago, play was something most parents thought about. On a nice day, parents would send kids out into the neighbourhood in the morning, telling them to be back for dinner. That’s rare these...Read more