20 11, 2020

Survey Shows Covid-19 Restrictions Could Have Long-term Impact On Children’s Play And Development

2020-11-21T19:00:22+00:00November 20th, 2020|Research|

Children and young people in Northern Ireland have been significantly affected by the restrictions associated with lockdown, with their natural desire to play curbed, potentially impacting their long-term health, wellbeing and development, according to new research published by PlayBoard NI, the lead agency for play in Northern Ireland. Earlier [...]

29 04, 2020

PlayBoard Member Survey – Impact Of Covid-19

2020-04-29T15:47:16+01:00April 29th, 2020|Research|

For member organisations – charities and those in the community, voluntary, private, and statutory sectors in Northern Ireland At this time of significant challenge for all, PlayBoard NI is undertaking a survey aimed at identifying the impact of Covid-19 on those members who are based within the charity, community, voluntary, [...]

10 01, 2020

State of the Sector (School Age Childcare) Survey 2020

2020-01-29T15:31:10+00:00January 10th, 2020|Research, School Age Childcare|

Work is progressing on the development of an Executive Childcare Strategy for Northern Ireland.  This survey offers an opportunity to gather a range of information about practice, the characteristics of the workforce and importantly your views on the challenges facing the sector now and in the future.  The results of [...]

25 11, 2019

WHO Reports Urgent Action Needed To Increase Physical Activity Levels In Young People

2019-11-25T12:39:49+00:00November 25th, 2019|Research|

The World Health Organisation reports that urgent action is needed to increase physical activity levels in girls and boys aged 11 to 17 years, with 80% of school-going adolescents globally not meeting current recommendations of at least one hour of physical activity per day. “The study highlights that young people [...]

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