Learning Through Play
WHITE PAPER: Learning through Play: a review of the evidence
This white paper looks at the most recent research on the role and importance of play for children’s life and learning concluding that the evidence on learning through play is mounting; engaging with the world in playful ways is essential for laying a foundation for learning early in life and learning through play is also proving to be an effective pedagogical technique beyond infancy and toddlerhood.
LEGO Foundation conference calls for a disruption of traditional education systems as LEGO® Prize winner is announced
The 2018 LEGO® Idea Conference saw some of the most inspiring and influential speakers in learning, education and early childhood development discuss how to address the global learning crisis and ensure children develop the breadth of skills they need to thrive and succeed.
This Idea Conference also marks the award of the prestigious LEGO Prize, presented to individuals or organisations that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the improvement of children’s lives and the promotion of learning through play. This year’s winner is Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, one of the world’s leading development and humanitarian organisations.
LEGO Foundation Centre for Creativity, Play and LearningThe Centre is developing an international cross-disciplinary research agenda with the goal of building a solid body of evidence about learning through play and the impact of play on child development, creativity, and lifelong learning.
Research publicationsThe LEGO Foundation Centre for Creativity, Play and Learning shares key publications and learnings from research projects and experiences as part of the responsibility to share knowledge about learning through play and support the understanding of the value of learning through play.
"Games are important because they keep us focused in the classroom" Great example of learning through play from Tan… https://t.co/hI5sC8Fnxq
May 23, 2018
The new @educommission initiative focus is 1:rethinking the design of the edu workforce, 2:exploring the changing r… https://t.co/yarLFtghcX
May 21, 2018
#FutureEdu - “From 2015 to 2030, the demand for teachers in low-income countries will nearly double.” @LiesbetSteer… https://t.co/b80mNTQsj2
May 21, 2018
Research and Innovation Network
PlayFutures is a global by-invitation research and innovation community where participants can collaborate, interact in activities, share strategies and deepen their understanding of learning through play.