Children at Play


Llewellyn Wishart (2021) shares some observations and links to action and research related to the emerging issue of the urban heat island effect in Australian cities and its implications for outdoor spaces of play for children:

Heat Island Playgrounds?

Liz Rouse (2020) brings a measured voice to the public discussion of the impacts of COVID-19 lock-downs and remote learning on our young learners in The Conversation.

Deakin EC researchers Natalie Robertson, Anne-Marie Morrissey and Liz Rouse (2018) advocate play-based learning in The Conversation.

Brendan Hyndman (2019) investigates the changing global outlook for children’s play in The Conversation.