Charles Sturt University lecturer, Rachael Jefferson-Buchanan, talks to Education Matters about the importance of play, and the teaching and learning of fundamental movement skills.
The business of supplying school uniforms is notably different to what it was several years ago. James Marshman, Business Development Manager at Spartan School Supplies, looks at what’s changed and what could be in store for the future.
WillPlay has sparked the imagination of its users with its new Will-Fit and Urban Warrior ranges, with school specific designs aimed at changing the way we view fitness and play in schools.
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.