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