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Designing inclusive playgrounds in Switzerland: why is it so complex?

Designing inclusive playgrounds in Switzerland: why is it so complex?

  Playgrounds designed with the intention to be inclusive are one approach to creating equal opportunities for all children, including those with disabilities, in terms of their right to play. However, when building inclusive playgrounds, (…)

Child’s Play Research

Child’s Play Research

Sabine Vinçon was interviewed about her PhD as part of the P4Play project, for the German Occupational Therapy Journal ‘ergopraxis’ 3/22   German readers can find the original article here. ep3_22_Perspektiven_Schwarzes Brett_Online-PDF_prot   Reference: Mischner, (…)

Empty playgrounds and lots of cosiness

Empty playgrounds and lots of cosiness

Ines Wenger shares her experience of visiting Sweden and staying at Luleå University with her family, as part of the P4Play Project. Read the full story in the ZHAW Impact magazine here.   Reference: Blaser, (…)

P4Play Newsletter 1 – January 2022

P4Play Newsletter 1 – January 2022

We are delighted to share the first P4Play Newsletter. CO-principal Investigators, Prof. Jeanne Jackson and Dr Helen Lynch from University College Cork,  welcome you to the project. P4Play is a European PhD programme that was (…)

P4Play supports Cork Freedom of the City creative consultation project to include children and young people

P4Play supports Cork Freedom of the City creative consultation project to include children and young people

Students of St Marie’s of the Isle with past Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Joe Kavanagh. Photo: Clare Keogh/The Glucksman   The Freedom of the City Project is an example of how collaboration and connections (…)

International doctoral students: “It’s nice that the children play outside despite the cold”

International doctoral students: “It’s nice that the children play outside despite the cold”

  The P4Play project, researching play and play deprivation within 4 strands: People, Place, Policy and Practice, includes eight doctoral students and four different universities in four different countries. Some of them are currently at (…)

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