Play Services

22 05, 2019

Nurturing Children’s Mental Health Through Play

2019-10-11T18:17:13+01:00May 22nd, 2019|Play Services, School Age Childcare, Schools, Training|

With mental health in focus recently following Mental Health Awareness Week the Play Matters project has produced a new information flyer looking at nurturing children’s mental health through play. Download Flyer Play is crucial to children’s healthy development and happiness and is vital for children’s mental [...]

22 05, 2019

Weekend Of Fun At The IPA NI Play Gathering!

2019-05-22T10:54:02+01:00May 22nd, 2019|Events, Play Services, School Age Childcare|

PlayBoard staff had a fun-filled weekend, attending the International Play Association Northern Ireland (IPA NI) Play Gathering at the beautiful Clandeboye Estate in Bangor. Over two days we enjoyed great company, great food and great craic! Friday night was fright night, with ice-breakers and challenges in the [...]

1 04, 2019

Survey: Play Opportunities For Children With Disabilities

2019-10-11T18:45:47+01:00April 1st, 2019|Play Services, Play Space, Research|

Do playgrounds in Northern Ireland allow your child (or adult) with disabilities or other needs, to take part? The Mae Murray Foundation and PlayBoard NI are surveying parents and carers on play opportunities for children with disabilities. We are particularly interested in your views on fixed play areas i.e. play [...]

13 03, 2019

Peripatetic Play Development Officers – PlayBoard Is Recruiting

2019-03-13T14:17:31+01:00March 13th, 2019|Play Services|

PlayBoard is looking to grow its team of Peripatetic Play Development Officers. We are looking for self-motivated, creative, and innovative individuals who have expertise in Play Delivery, Play Practice and/or Play Development. To join our Peripatetic Team you will need a professional qualification (Level 3 or above) in Playwork, [...]