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 two key aspects of the Play Matters programme on behalf of the Department of Education. The Play Shaper NI© initiative is focused on working with community planning partnerships in order to explore how play opportunities can be enhanced for children at a local level. The second initiative is focused on supporting parents to better understand the benefits of play. If you would like to learn more about Play Shaper NI© please contact

Play Matters Leaflet