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Schools need more time for play, not less

Play has an important role in human development and thus the provision of quality play opportunities is an integral part of a good learning environment, writes Barbara Champion, Executive Director, Play Australia. Read more

Primary schools, the health and physical education learning area and ACHPER

With the innate enjoyment that children have for movement and play-based learning, it is essential that HPE be supported through every primary school environment to ensure that every student has the skills, knowledge and understandings to be engaged, confident and capable learners, writes Alison Turner, ACHPER National Executive Director. Read more