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How Play Provision Enhances the Lives of Children in Refugee Camps

Prowle, Alison and Harvell, Janet (2017) How Play Provision Enhances the Lives of Children in Refugee Camps. International Journal of Birth and Parent Education, 4 (4). pp. 3-4. ISSN Print: 2054-0779 Online: 2054-0787

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This is the third in a series of editorials written by
Alison Prowle and Janet Harvell from
the Centre for Early Childhood, University of Worcester, UK, on their experiences in the
Dunkirk Refugee Camp in France. (Sadly, the camp burned down in April.) The authors
explore how children in camps are being encouraged to play and through this, how they
are developing resilience, learning new skills, making friends and enjoying a respite from
the harsh realities of their lives.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: play, refugees, children, refugee camp, development and wellbeing
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
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Depositing User: Janet Harvell
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2017 13:28
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:18

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