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21 07, 2021

Youth settings survey

2021-07-21T12:21:53+01:00July 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Play Your Part is a one-year pilot project led by PlayBoard and funded by the Education Authority. The project aims to support youth groups to embed a culture of effective participation and practice with children aged four to eight years. The project goal is to develop a training framework alongside [...]

19 07, 2021

Play Safety Forum statement on Covid-19 and play

2021-07-19T15:09:34+01:00July 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

July 2021 statement This latest statement outlines key facts about Covid-19 and children’s play, and argues for a balanced approach to decision-making. It builds on two previous statements on this topic issued by the Play Safety Forum. Read Covid-19 and children's play - July 2021 statementDownload https://playsafetyforum.wordpress.com/covid-19-and-childrens-play

8 07, 2021

New Playday resources

2021-07-08T10:21:24+01:00July 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Playday will be celebrated across the UK on Wednesday 4 August. The theme for this year’s Playday is Summer of Play. The Playday 2021 theme recognises the challenges children and young people have faced over the past year and the need to enjoy time for play free of restrictions, with [...]

22 06, 2021

Summer of Play!

2021-06-25T09:44:33+01:00June 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

PlayBoard NI has joined with Play England, Play Scotland, Play Wales, playfirstuk, Playing Out and Save the Children to call for children’s play to be prioritised this summer to repair some of the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic on children’s well-being. Summer of Play campaigners including charities, businesses and [...]

21 06, 2021

Play Your Part

2021-07-21T11:40:01+01:00June 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Developing a participatory framework within youth services Play Your Part is a new, exciting one-year pilot project led by PlayBoard NI and funded by the Education Authority (EA), aimed at supporting youth groups to embed a culture of effective participation and practice with children aged four to eight years. The [...]

18 06, 2021

McIlveen announces new measures to support childcare providers

2021-06-18T13:19:09+01:00June 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Education Minister, Michelle McIlveen today announced a further extension to two Covid-19 childcare support funds. This includes a third phase of the Childcare Sustainability Fund for the period 1 April to 30 June 2021 and the Childcare Covid-19 Temporary Closure Fund from 1 April to 30 September 2021. The Minister [...]

17 06, 2021

We are recruiting

2021-06-17T10:44:36+01:00June 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Administrator (Peace IV) Job role: Administration Salary: NJC Salary Scale 4 NJC pts 7-11 (£19,554 - £21,166) per annum Hours per week: 35.00 Closing date: Friday 2 July 2021 at 2:00pm PlayBoard is the leading agency for the promotion, development and delivery of play in Northern Ireland. This vibrant organisation [...]

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