Discovering play

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In this article, Jane discusses both how play can support pupils’ learning and the ways that pupils involved in the Young Children As Researchers (YCAR) project used play to build and demonstrate their geographical knowledge and understanding.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-7
Number of pages2
JournalPrimary Geography
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2018

Bibliographical note

Jane Murray is Associate Professor and Co-Director at the Centre for Education and Research, University of Northampton, UK. She has published extensively on early childhood education and social inclusion, and is Editor of the International Journal of Early Years Education.


  • early childhood education
  • Geography
  • early childhood
  • primary education
  • early years education


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