George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Dyce Primary School
Dedicating Space for Curiosity and Exploration
By turning a plain old hallway into a destination that every class visits regularly to tinker and play, a school made limited resources go further and saw student enthusiasm soar.
How a School Made Play Central to Learning
At a primary school in the UK, both students and teachers have become more engaged and curious as a result of a shift to a fully play-based approach—and learning has become more joyful for everyone.
Handing Over the Reins for a More Playful Learning Experience
With guidance and support from teachers, student-led learning expeditions can boost engagement, motivation, and deeper learning.
Play & Recess
Creating Opportunities for Unstructured Play
When schools make space for free play in a natural environment, students are left to their own devices to build, create, and problem-solve—and the benefits continue once they are back in the classroom.