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23 10, 2018

Play Training For Professionals

2019-02-13T13:45:28+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Play Matters|

PlayBoard NI’s Play Training for Professionals programme is targeted at those who work directly with parents and families. This one-day free training session will equip professionals with the skills to better understand play and pro-actively promote play to parents and families. Who should attend? [...]

30 08, 2018

Playing Out – Children’s Commissioner Report – August 2018

2019-01-31T14:52:38+00:00August 30th, 2018|Advocacy|

A Children’s Commissioner’s report on the importance to children of play and physical activity We all remember the long hot summers of our childhood with endless warm days playing out and having fun with our friends from dawn until dusk. There is, of course, a serious chance that our [...]

28 06, 2018

Play Matters – Messy Play and the Benefits of Playing with Mud

2019-02-13T14:06:48+00:00June 28th, 2018|Play Matters|

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 [...]

20 06, 2018

Department of Education Play Matters – Playing Outside

2019-02-13T14:17:01+00:00June 20th, 2018|Play Matters|

PlayBoard Northern Ireland is the lead organisation for the development and promotion of children and young people’s play in Northern Ireland. We welcome the Department of Educations’s Play Matters campaign which is in line with our ongoing play advocacy work. As part of Play Matters, this month the Department [...]

14 05, 2018

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

2019-02-13T13:57:12+00:00May 14th, 2018|Play Matters|

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 [...]

13 04, 2018

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

2019-01-31T14:53:36+00:00April 13th, 2018|Play Matters|

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 [...]

15 06, 2017

TOPS Awards 2017 – Four School Receive TOPS Awards!

2019-02-13T14:41:43+00:00June 15th, 2017|Positive Playgrounds, Schools, TOPS|

Today (Wednesday 15th June) saw four local Primary Schools – Termoncanice PS (Limavady), Rathcoole PS (Belfast), St. Pauls PS (Belfast) and Holy Evangelist PS (Dunmurry) – receive the PlayBoard TOPS (Taking Outdoor Play Seriously) Quality Assurance Award for outdoor play in schools. The award, developed and overseen by PlayBoard [...]

11 09, 2016

Inspiring Impact

2019-02-11T10:40:19+00:00September 11th, 2016|Advocacy, Research|

Focusing on impact in your work is important as it helps define the difference you want to make and focus on how to gather evidence to funders to show you have made a difference. This is vitally important for our sector as there are ever decreasing resources and increasing [...]

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