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Realising Article 31 … a shared responsibility

By Robyn Monro Miller, President of the International Play Association

2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations General Comment 17 on the right of the child to play. Today is World Play Day: it’s time to reflect on just how far we have gone in those five years.

"Adults in many communities are hearing the message about how important play is and embracing it"- Robyn Monro

In Britain’s Playgrounds, ‘Bringing in Risk’ to Build Resilience

From The New York Times:

In Britain’s Playgrounds, ‘Bringing in Risk’ to Build Resilience.

After decades spent ratcheting up safety measures, many British educators say the pendulum has swung too far. Bring on the scissors, bricks and mud pits. Read the full article at the New York Times website.