All posts by Jane Webb-Williams

Dr Jane Webb-Williams gained her PhD in & Education & Psychology from Cambridge University, UK. Dr Webb-Williams is a leading childhood expert, highly experienced social researcher and an Academic at the University of South Australia. Jane’s career in education spans over 25 years in a variety of roles including Program Director, Deputy School Principal and Early Years Teacher. Dr Webb-Williams is a passionate advocate for play within schools and communities to benefit children’s social and emotional wellbeing. She is well known for her advocacy and expertise in play. She serves on the National Board of Play Australia and is a member of the reference group writing the National Statement for Play for Australia.

The possibilities of open-ended play

We all celebrate the end of the year differently, but it usually involves a break and quality family time. DR JANE WEBB-WILLIAMS shares practical tips for children to get the best out of play over this summer break. Jane also takes us through the value of play, how ‘must have gifts’  (that fill retails shelves) aren’t necessarily […]

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