Boing founder Danny Newcombe, Researcher Kirsten Wing and Operations lead Craig Hughes talk through Boing's conceptualisation, underpinning, current research and impact at the breakout sessions at the Association of Colleges National Sport Conferences 2021. Included are the research contribution slides for the breakout session.
An end of project technical report in partnership with the University of Gloucestershire and Sport England evaluating the Boing practitioner education programme. This report details an overview of the two year long evaluation, data collection methodology, results and key findings for future implementation. Key finings include: 1) more is needed to support the current workforce, 2) gender, race and location must be considered in both evaluations and industry as gaps are evident currently 3) listening to children is key as they have their own unique view of play and 4) there is an urgent need to find solutions for the divide between the 'real' world of play and the 'digital' world of play for the current generation of learners