Playforce news

The Play Return

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | August 2014

A major new report on the learning benefits of outdoor, active play, written by one of the UK’s leading thinkers on childhood, was launched this month. Tim Gill’s report, ‘The Play Return: a review of the wider impact of play initiatives’, commissioned by the Children’s Play Policy Forum (CPPF) to summarise the measurable impact of […]... Read more.

Tens of thousands celebrated national day for play, but play still on the periphery, says CEO of children’s museum

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | August 2014

Last week, children across the UK celebrated play on a huge scale for Playday 2014. The theme of this year’s national day for play was ‘Play is…’, giving communities an opportunity to show off their view of play. From small scale events to thousands of children taking over Trafalgar Square, people all over the country […]... Read more.