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IN THE CURRENT ISSUE: Volume 2 No 2
Editorial (free to read)
Engaging children in activities beyond the classroom walls: a social–ecological exploration of Australian primary school children’s enjoyment of school play activities
Brendon Hyndman, Barbara Chancellor
The Possible Futures for Playwork project: a thematic analysis
Preliminary development of a new method for exploring the acceptability of playwork interventions with children: the Day Reconstruction Method – Child version (DRM-C)
Rebecca Jenkin, Ian Frampton, Mathew White, Sabine Pahl, Niky Dix
Practice: searching and re/searching
There’s no full stop after playwork: co-creating space on an adventure playground
John Fitzpatrick, Bridget Handscomb
The efficiency of playwork as a universal service
Assessing play sufficiency in Wrexham, Wales
Mike Barclay, Ben Tawil
Early reflections from the Play Works project
Janet Dalglish, MBE (1919–2007)
New play opportunities in a Papua New Guinean school
Kym Simoncini, Victoria Carr Sue Elliott, Elisapesi Manson, Lalen Simeon; Joros Sawi