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PlayBoard NI Conference 2018

Play Matters: Space, Place and Permission to Play Space, place and permission are interrelated factors that have a significant impact on children’s play experiences. Due to an array of environmental, technological and societal factors, opportunities for children to play freely outdoors are on the decline. The relationship between environmental

August 14th, 2018|

Play Matters – Play and Risk Benefit

PlayBoard Northern Ireland is the lead organisation for the development and promotion of children and young people’s play in Northern Ireland. We are working in partnership with the Department of Education on their play campaign ‘Play Matters’ and we will focus on a number of Play topics over the

July 19th, 2018|

PlayBoard Staff Focus – Shauneen McCusker

PlayBoard Northern Ireland continues to introduce you to some members of the team. This time we focus on Play Development Officer Shauneen McCusker who developed and delivers PlayBoard Northern Ireland’s TOPS (Taking Outdoor Play Seriously) programme. “When I joined PlayBoard in 2006 I came from a varied work

July 4th, 2018|

Play Matters – Messy Play and the benefits of playing with mud

PlayBoard Northern Ireland is the lead organisation for the development and promotion of children and young people’s play in Northern Ireland. We are working in partnership with the Department of Education on their play campaign ‘Play Matters’ and we will focus on a number of Play topics over the

June 28th, 2018|

PlayBoard FREE Play Sessions – Newry Mourne and Down

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have commissioned PlayBoard to deliver a number of outdoor play sessions across the area. The events have been scheduled and facilitated by the hosting community. The play sessions are aimed at offering children lots of fun outdoor free-play opportunities within their local community.

June 26th, 2018|