12thJanuary 2022

Planning for and with children and young people – FREE seminar in February

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Play Scotland and A Place in Childhood are offering an invitation to this discussion to help inform responses from the sector to the National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) draft, released by Scottish Government in November 2021. NPF4 is not about just about a revised planning system, it sets a vision [...]

12thJanuary 2022

Do your children get 2 hours outdoors play each day?

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Finding Nature News have shared this comment piece in the Metro (2 January 2022):  Children need two hours of outdoor play a day, even in winter, says parenting expert. The author includes practical recommendations for ways to get kids off screens and outside. Shared with permission of the Children & [...]

12thJanuary 2022

Children and young people’s views sought for open space and play consultation

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Play Scotland are seeking your views on the consultation for Open Space Strategies and Play Sufficiency Assessments Regulations, particularly if you work with children and young people. Alongside the online consultation, tailored consultation packs suitable for children and young people are available on request.  Children and young people can also [...]

7thDecember 2021

Children’s People and Nature Survey

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Natural England collected responses from over 2000 children and young people aged 8-15 in August 2021. The C-PANS survey provides information on how children and young people think about and experience the natural environment. The report also highlights differences due to social inequalities

23rdSeptember 2021

The child in the city

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Child in the City (9 September 2021) provides this great review of the urban child’s experience, based on the 1978 book by Colin Ward. How this changed across time, and how can we improve the urban child’s experience?