covid

5thJanuary 2022

Children being active outdoors through winter and the Covid-19 pandemic

05.01.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

This Early Intervention Foundation report published 26 November 2021 provides an evidence review of the impact of pandemic life on physical development in the early years. This blog by Jan White posted on Early Childhood Outdoors (17 December 2021) stresses the importance of being outdoors in early years settings, for [...]

7thDecember 2021

The John Muir Award and a pandemic recovery

07.12.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

Rebecca Logsdon, Scotland Education Manager for the John Muir Award, reflects on a nearly 40 per cent increase in John Muir Award activity in schools compared to last academic year. Read more in this John Muir Trust news post (25 October 2021).

30thSeptember 2021

The importance of children’s play

30.09.21|Categories: Research|Tags: , , |

Child in the City (27/9/21) shares an article on How addressing our young kids’ COVID-19 learning loss is a matter of child’s play based on data and research from Alberta. This argues against narrow academic approaches in Covid recovery. The article provides a useful summary of child and adult led [...]