Play in a digital world

To understand what good looks like for children’s play in a digital world, we cut through today’s anxious confusion by integrating insights from multiple sources of expertise to synthesise the value of play in childhood. Informed by public consultation, we  evaluated opportunities to transpose the qualities of play into digital contexts, and have proposed ways to enhance them. The results can be found in our latest report, Playful by Design: Free play in a digital world. Download PDF here.

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The DFC Launch Event: Playful by Design

The Digital Futures Commission (DFC) has just launched ‘Playful by Design: Free play in a digital world.’ The report looks at a crucial important aspect of children’s development – free play »

Why we need Playful by Design

By Sonia Livingstone We’ve seen recent calls for Safety by Design, Privacy by Design, and more. To ensure children’s best interests in a digital world, these are all vital. In combination, they »