Posts by: adrianvoce

Researching the influences on playwork

A research question: what influences playwork? Playwork is an emerging profession based on an approach to working with children that privileges their play, the process Read More . . .

10 steps to children’s freedom to play

Public anxiety about children’s excessive use of digital media and computer games has reignited the debate about ‘battery-reared’ children. Adrian Voce argues that the retreat Read More . . .

Segregated play space is an abuse of children’s rights

Writing in the Guardian last month Harriet Grant reports on what can only be described as a form of social apartheid, in the design of a Read More . . .

Bristol to host international child-friendly city conference in November 2019

The European Network for Child Friendly Cities has announced a new international conference, to be hosted by the English city of Bristol in November 2019. Read More . . .