Critics have given a positive verdict on Policy Press’s new publication, ‘Practice-based research in children’s play’. Published last month, it utilises new methodologies in researching children’s play.
The book is edited by Doctors Wendy Russell and...Read more
Insights from three years of study of an outdoor education research project sheds light on how gradual changes in pedagogical practice can create quality outdoor play opportunities for children.
A pair of researchers have shared...Read more
In this article, the US play researcher Meghan Talarowski reports on how her six-month study of playgrounds in London inspired her, and what it is that she found they were doing better.
“Life is either a...Read more
In these reflections on this week’s Child in the City International Seminar in London, researcher Alison Stenning asks what playable neighbourhood space means for parents and other adults. She invokes the great play scholar Donald Winnicott in suggesting that...Read more
Wales is the first country in the world to legislate specifically for children’s play. In this latest in our series of interviews to coincide with today’s conference on Children’s Play in the Urban Environment, Mike Barclay and Ben...Read more
A variety of recent projects in the arts, heritage and academic sectors have taken adventure playgrounds as their theme, bringing welcome attention to this important part of the UK play scene. However, cautions Adrian Voce,...Read more
The high profile lecture series, TED Talks has compiled a ‘playlist’ of its talks that feature different aspects of play.
The talks featured on the TED website cover research into the play of adults, humans and different...Read more
Policy Press, the social policy specialist publisher based at the University of Bristol in England is to publish a new book of practice-based studies that utilise new methodologies in researching children’s play.
Edited by Doctors Wendy...Read more