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New publication: The SAGE Handbook of outdoor play and learning

Professor Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, QMUC, is among the editors of the handbook. 
Outdoor play and learning

The handbook presents international research on the subject of outdoor play and learning, edited by members of The European Early Childhood Education Research Association Outdoor Play and Learning SIG (OPAL)

Chapters written by authors from Europe, North and South America, Australasia, and Asia Pacific countries are organised into six sections:

Theoretical Frameworks and Conceptual Approaches for Understanding Outdoor Play & Learning
Critical Reflections on Policy and Regulation in Outdoor Play & Learning
Children's Engagement with Nature, Sustainability and Children's Geographies
Diverse Contexts and Inclusion in Children's Outdoor Play Environments
Methodologies for Researching Outdoor Play and Learning
Links Between Research and Practice

The six editors are: 
Tim Waller - Anglia Ruskin University, UK
Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér - Mälardalen University, Sweden
Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter - Queen Maud University College of Early Childhood Education
Libby Lee-Hammond - Murdoch University, Australia
Kristi Lekies - Ohio State University, USA
Shirley Wyver - Macquarie University, Australia

The SAGE Handbook of outdoor play and learning