Feb 2016 Derby Telegraph article: University of Derby: Children in touch with nature do better in SATs (broken link)
Sept 2013: The Telegraph newspaper - UK coalition says The Government should stop intervening in early education. Letter signed by many experts says evidence supports more play and later formal schooling
Why Preschool Shouldn't Be Like School, a Slate article by Alison Gopnik
Feb 2012: Ottawa Citizen article "All work and no play . . . Is not good for the developing brain, says psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld." Neufeld says, "The only resistance I get is from policy-makers."
Ottawa Citizen article, Feb 4, 2011: All work and no play is not good for the developing brain, says psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld (broken link)
Social policy “ruining childhood”: Childhood is being undermined by a string of “oppressive demands” from ministers disguised as social policy, experts have claimed. June 17, 2009 web article in Telegraph.co.uk