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Pete King, Dr

Senior Lecturer at Swansea University

Pete King is the programme director for the MA developmental and therapeutic play and MA childhood studies programmes at Swansea University. Pete has a professional background in play and playwork and his research has been published both in the UK and internationally. Pete’s publications include two edited books with Dr Shelly Newstead – Researching Play from a Playwork Persepctive and Further Perspectives on Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective: Process; Playfulness; Rights-Based and Critical-Reflection – and soon to be published Play Across Childhood: International Perspectives on Diverse Contexts of Play. Pete is also the co-author with the late Gordon Sturrock of The Play Cycle: Theory, Research and Application. Pete’s current research is looking how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting playwork.

Pete King's contributions