With schools encouraging greater levels of learning in the outdoors, play and fitness supplier KOMPAN Australia says that playgrounds are increasingly being seen as multifunctional spaces that can be utilised outside of the traditional timeslots of recess and lunch. Read more
There is no doubt that education extends beyond the school grounds and that students need to push their boundaries, step outside their comfort zones and be challenged. As PGL Adventure Camps explains, school camps offer plenty of opportunities to do all of this. Read more
At Sherpa Kids Australia, out of school hours care (OSCH) is captured in its ‘playducation’ approach – intertwining educational opportunities with play-based activities and a focus on the whole child. Read more
Reconciliation Australia has launched the Narragunnawali Awards 2019, which recognise exceptional commitment to reconciliation in education.
Based on academic and action research projects in the United States, Australia and Sweden, learning space expert Peter C. Lippman discusses his strategy for crafting contemporary learning environments for new and existing classrooms.
Playground designer at a_space, Jessica Mew, says the school playground is an extension of a child’s learning at school, encouraging them to build confidence and manage risk.