Being physically active is important for a child’s physical, mental and social development. Playground designers and consultants, Playrope, discuss the links between exercise and academic performance.
When planning a future-focused learning environment, this process cannot be based on normative theories, but rather, must be grounded in contemporary learning theories, i.e. situated and personalised learning theories. Learning space expert Peter C. Lippman discusses translating learning theory into spatial design.
With today’s youth typically less active than in the past, WillPlay has launched the Urban Warrior range which is designed to appeal to students of all ages, encouraging physical activity and promoting greater core strength.
Dedicated to creating playgrounds with universal designs that support equality in play, KOMPAN Australia has released a new publication that highlights the importance of inclusive play and provides guidelines on creating spaces for all.
At Warrnambool College in Victoria’s south-west, Year 7 students take part in a camp at Campaspe Downs, helping them to form lasting new friendships as they enter the next chapter of their schooling.
WillPlay’s General Manager Nathan Lee shares tips for choosing the right school playground for a variety of learning environments.