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International Women's Day, Love Outdoor Play, outdoor classroom day -

Did you ever think it's just the boys that play rough, jump high, run fast, climb and scream? If so, read on and discover the transformational effect on girls of taking play really seriously.

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Early Years, education, Love Outdoor Play, outdoor play, Piaget, playtime, policy, Purpose/Ed, School, Sir Ken Robinson, Sue Palmer, Vygotsky, Wildtime -

What is the purpose of education? This is a question posed by the Purpose/Ed campaign back in 2013, and this was my response... Given we are now in the last 100 days before the election I thought it might be a timely one to repost. Outdoor play has a key role to play in education, not just in the early years, but throughout school. Not just as a small break between classes, but as an integral and often overlooked part of the school day for all children and young people. Anyway here's my essay...

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