Latest News 2018-04-13T15:15:13+00:00

Play Matters – The Pros And Cons Of Using Technology For Play

PlayBoard NI is delighted to be working in partnership with the Department of Education on their exciting Play Matters programme. The campaign aims to ensure that policy makers, practitioners and parents understand that play is a vital part of childhood and is necessary for children and young people’s overall

May 14th, 2018|

Children’s Minister announces £1.7m funding boost for play in Wales

Councils across Wales have received £1.7m from the Welsh Government to expand and improve play opportunities for children and young people, the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies has announced. Wales was the first country in the world to legislate for play. Under The Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010,

April 13th, 2018|

Play Matters – PlayBoard NI in partnership with the Department of Education

PlayBoard NI is delighted to be working in partnership with the Department of Education on their exciting Play Matters programme and messaging campaign. PlayBoard shall be taking forward the Play Shaper NI© aspect of Play Matters as part of the Departments wider Play and Leisure

April 13th, 2018|

Children and Young People’s Strategy Team – Play Matters

Many of you will be aware that the Children and Young People’s Strategy Team within the Department of Education is taking forward a Play and Leisure project entitled Play Matters which is funded through the Delivering Social Change - Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP). Play

March 26th, 2018|