Thinking that it’s play versus learning misses the point; these are inextricably linked.
Our Reflections, written in-house or by leading researchers, consider the implications of research for the world.
Positive emotions are often included in definitions of play, but children experience many feelings during play. These offer crucial opportunities to further their learning and…
Lockdown learning highlights how schools fail to build on children’s natural ways of learning; through their independent curiosity and learning approaches
Professor Angeline S. LillardMay 2020
Literally being able to see and hear the child’s perspective will revise our understanding of early childhood development.
Education’s increasingly narrow focus on tests and targets overlooks play’s harder-to-measure contributions to child development.
Coping with family conflict and adversity creates major challenges for mothers and fathers.
Governments struggle to support positive, engaged fatherhood. Macroeconomics and political science might help explain what’s delaying policy reform.
Jack O'SullivanDecember 2018