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.
Aiming to make high-quality play and fitness equipment more accessible for schools, play and fitness equipment supplier Kompan Australia has launched a Matched Funding Grant Program, which is open to schools in Victoria and Western Australia.
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.
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.
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.
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