Research from the KOMPAN Play Institute on how to create more play and have no conflicts in out-of-school programmes
Suzanne M Flannery Quinn, PhD, FHEA, CPSI, Manager of KOMPAN Play Institute, Amercias
Millions of children benefit from programmes and places to spend their time when school is not in session. A well designed outdoor playground is a major component of a high-quality programme. But what is a high-quality outdoor play environment for an out-of-school programme?
Our current study takes a look at popular play spaces, active dwell time and positive social play in outdoor playgrounds for after school care.