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Playing to learn

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.

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Play is the way

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.

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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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Planning the perfect play space

Ideal play spaces for schools should be inclusive, accessible, challenging and consider whole of life costs, according to playground specialists and consultants, PlayRope.

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Thinking outside the square

When Willplay was tasked with creating a play space to suit a broad range of ages, the playground designer and manufacturer came up with an innovative solution designed to spark imaginations and encourage challenge. Read more