Learning through play
The various kinds of play are generally divided into five broad types based upon the developmental purposes that each serves. Symbolic play is about playing with different forms of representations and starts very early in life.
Sparking global dialogue
What is quality learning?
Quality has become an important topic within the global debate around learning and education. But do we really agree about what “quality learning" is? Do we know what constitutes a quality learning experience, how to measure it and how to implement these insights nationally.
On 11–13 April, the LEGO Foundation will host academics, practitioners, innovators, representatives from international education organisations, government officials and social entrepreneurs to address these questions.
The LEGO Foundation and Tsinghua University team up to support creativity and play in Chinese schools
27 January 2016, Billund, Denmark: The LEGO Foundation and Tsinghua University, China, have signed an agreement to establish the Laboratory for Lifelong Learning in Beijing to support creativity and play in the Chinese educational system from pre-school to university.
Case story from Kimberly
Breaking the poverty cycle through early learning and play
The Kids for Success Centre in Kimberly, Northern Cape, is one of the ECD centres which received LEGO play materials and practitioner training from the LEGO Foundation in connection with the Tower of Imagination campaign launched in collaboration with UNICEF and LEGO DUPLO.
Play helps children develop the intellectual, emotional, social and creative skills https://t.co/yQJAV3WBla
February 06, 2016
Dad: My state now requires 11th graders to take the SAT. Not my daughter: https://t.co/EiKeNrM0Jm
February 04, 2016
What we learn before we're born: https://t.co/eSRNgYsj7V
February 03, 2016
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Programme Coordinator, six months temporary
This is a great opportunity to join the LEGO Foundation’s new Re-imagine Learning Programme as we seek to identify compelling examples of learning through play around the world.
Intern at Research and Learning
This internship is an opportunity to have an impact on the way we support children’s learning.
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