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What do Teachers Think about the Benefits of Play?
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What do Teachers Think about the Benefits of Play?

Francesca Woods, Trainee Educational Psychologist In many European countries, September marks the start of a new academic year with children returning to school following a (hopefully) playful summer break. The evidence on the benefits of play to children’s development is widely accepted, yet despite this, there continue to be many barriers standing in the way...

Freedom: The Process of Play and its Value
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Freedom: The Process of Play and its Value

Nevena Mitranic is a third year doctoral student in Preschool Pedagogy at the Department of Pedagogy and Andragogy of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. At the same faculty she defended her Master’s thesis “Child’s Play in the context of Education Policy and Practice”. Since September 2016, she has been working as a demonstrator...