Beyond the Classroom resources for schools, students - Page 6 of 17 - Education Matters
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Managing risk and challenge in playgrounds

Mary Jeavons, Director of Jeavons Landscape Architects, highlights the importance for children to actively play outdoors at school, and discusses how play equipment can be designed and managed to benefit children as they learn to manage risks in their environment.

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Outdoor gyms helping to tackle obesity

A growing trend in youth obesity levels has seen fitness at the core of public discussion over the past few years, with many governments subsequently reviewing policies and programs to combat the increasingly inactive lifestyles of our children.

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The importance of play in schools

Playground designer and manufacturer, Omnitech Playgrounds, discusses the importance of providing challenging and inclusive play spaces for children at school, to foster the development of important life skills.

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Better technology for outside school hours care

Outside school hours care has changed forever with the introduction of the Child Care Subsidy, and it remains a critical offering. Executive Director and Head of Partnerships at LookedAfter, Darren Stevenson, outlines how technology is evolving to ensure long-term success.

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Ensuring quality care

With schools constantly on the lookout for more services offering quality experiences for students, more and more are choosing to outsource their outside of school hours care requirements to external providers, writes Michael Rasmussen, General Manager at Sherpa Kids Australia. Read more