Play to Learn: A case-study of parent/carer and child engagement with a physical activity website resource
Taylor & Francis
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In 2007 Sport Wales produced guidance for practitioners delivering the new Foundation Phase curriculum for children aged 3-7 years. A focus was on physical development and in 2009 a resource entitled Play to Learn was developed supported by a website launched in 2011. The present study addresses (non-)engagement with the website. Based on a qualitative study (interviews and focus groups) with a small cohort of parents from a primary school in South Wales, the findings revealed some of the reasons for only low levels of engagement from parents / carers. ‘Hard copy’ resource materials were considered more useful than electronic media.
Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education;
Hughes, H. and Fleming, S. (2015) 'Play to Learn: A case-study of parent/carer and child engagement with a physical activity website resource', Education 3-13, 43 (3), pp.279-291
This article has been published by Taylor & Francis in Education 3-13, available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2013.813954. The author's post-print is made available in this repository.
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