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11 02, 2021

OUR Generation Training – Positive Mental Health And Emotional Well-being In Children

2021-04-12T13:58:04+01:00February 11th, 2021|OUR Generation, School Age Childcare, Schools, Training, Webinars|

PlayBoard’s OUR Generation programme offers a suite of training on positive mental health and emotional well-being. Delivered by PlayBoard’s OUR Generation team, the training is aimed at staff working with children aged 4 - 11 years in a School Aged Childcare setting, school, [...]

11 02, 2021

SAC Training – Using Play To Support Children’s Mental Health

2021-02-11T16:14:56+00:00February 11th, 2021|School Age Childcare, Webinars|

Training for School Age Childcare settings in the Northern or Southern Childcare Partnership areas The Covid-19 pandemic has become the biggest challenge to the physical and mental well-being of society in recent living memory. Children have been apart from their peers and placed in a situation which for many, has [...]

4 02, 2021

Outdoor Play And Design Webinar

2021-02-09T10:36:32+00:00February 4th, 2021|School Age Childcare, Webinars|

Date: Wednesday 10 February Time: 10.00 – 11:00am or 7:00 – 8:00pm Platform: Zoom This webinar is suitable for School Age Childcare providers. Outdoor activities and challenges can help children sleep, eat and live more healthily. Playing outdoors can help children burn off some energy and encourages a healthy lifestyle. Spending time [...]

1 02, 2021

Children’s Mental Health Week

2021-02-01T15:42:59+00:00February 1st, 2021|Events|

Running 1-7 February, Children’s Mental Health Week this year is based around the theme Express Yourself and the creative ways children can share their thoughts and feelings and feel good about themselves. Play is crucial to children’s healthy development and happiness and is vital for children’s mental health and [...]

27 01, 2021

Fixed Play Area Statement

2021-02-01T10:56:57+00:00January 27th, 2021|Councils|

Fixed Play Area Statement – 27th January 2021 Covid-19 has led to unprecedented challenges for our society and has led to the implementation of significant measures by government as they have sought to contain the spread of the virus and reduce the risk of contraction to individuals. In [...]

26 01, 2021

Seeking The Views Of Nursery And Foundation Stage Leaders And Teachers

2021-02-16T13:07:43+00:00January 26th, 2021|Research, Schools|

PlayBoard NI in partnership with The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) and Stranmillis University College, is seeking the views of practitioners in relation to the impact of the pandemic on play in practice. We are interested in hearing from nursery and foundation stage teachers about your experiences of working [...]

26 01, 2021

PlayBoard Welcomes Launch Of Children & Young People’s Strategy 2020-2030

2021-01-26T16:09:31+00:00January 26th, 2021|School Age Childcare, Schools|

Education Minister, Peter Weir, has launched the Northern Ireland Executive’s Children and Young People’s Strategy 2020-2030 for Northern Ireland. The strategy is the strategic framework through which departments will work together to improve the well-being of all children and young people. It lists eight outcomes to be achieved for [...]

14 01, 2021

Mental Health At Work Webinar

2021-02-12T15:46:54+00:00January 14th, 2021|Webinars|

*POSTPONED* UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS WEBINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. Date: Tuesday 26 January Time: 10.00 - 11:00am or 7:00 - 8:00pm Platform: Zoom Due to the Covid-19 crisis there is a growing need to support mental [...]

11 01, 2021

Survey For School Age Childcare Providers – Review Of The Impact Of Covid-19 Restrictions (January 2021)

2021-01-11T15:47:20+00:00January 11th, 2021|School Age Childcare|

As you will be aware, a new wave of restrictions have been announced by the NI Executive aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19. With a view to guiding government actions over the coming weeks we are keen to gain an understanding of the impact these restrictions will have [...]

6 01, 2021

Meeting The Childcare Needs Of Families Throughout Covid-19

2021-01-11T11:43:51+00:00January 6th, 2021|School Age Childcare, Schools|

Childcare has been a critical issue throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Keep up to date with developments at the www.familysupportni.gov.uk information hub on childcare which includes the latest advice and guidance for childcare providers and parents. Read Information briefing 6.0 6/1/21 on financial support and guidance for the [...]

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