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The ICCP's aim is to promote research on children's play and toys. We are currently involved in several
pieces of work in this area, including;
International Journal of Play - CALL FOR PAPERS
The International Journal of Play, the official journal of The Association for the Study of Play, is an inter-disciplinary publication
focusing on all facets of play. It aims to provide an international forum for mono- and multi-disciplinary papers and scholarly debate on all aspects
of play theory, policy and practice from across the globe and across the lifespan, and in all kinds of cultural settings, institutions and communities.
Special Issue - Play and Well Being - click
here for details.
26th ICCP World Play Conference
The 26th ICCP World Play Conference was held in Tallinn, Estonia in June 2012,
organised in co-operation with Tallinn University and the Estonian Union for Child Welfare. For details of the theme, gallery and resources click here.
Several Perspectives on Children's Play
Perspectives on Children's Play - Scientific Reflections for Practitioners is a
publication available for purchase; edited by Dr Tom Jambor and Dr Jan Van Gils. It
contains articles on play research, theory and practice from academics and
practitioners from around the world - including Bob Hughes, Prof James E Johnson,
Dr Waltraut Hartmann, Prof Maritta Hännikäinen and many more. For full details and to
order this book please
ICCP supports IPA on UN Article 31
ICCP is supporting an initiative to raise awareness of the importance of Article 31 (on the right to play) of the UN Convention on the
Rights of the Child.
The United Nations General Comment on Article 31 is now available: