Training

13 02, 2020

Childcare Partnership Conferences & Training

2020-02-13T14:36:06+01:00February 13th, 2020|Events, School Age Childcare, Training|

The Childcare Partnerships aim to develop and support quality play and learning environments within the early years sector to ensure quality play and learning experiences for children. Services within the early years sector include Out of School services, Childminders, Day Care and Playgroups. The Childcare Partnerships have developed an [...]

23 01, 2020

New Project Aims To Build Positive Relations

2020-02-11T17:39:31+01:00January 23rd, 2020|School Age Childcare, Training|

Cross-border and cross-community project aims to build positive relations by developing “Our Generation’s” emotional resilience, empathy and understanding. Building peace through emotional resilience in post-conflict Ireland. A partnership of seven cross-border organisations are to share €6.1M of EU PEACE IV funding to support communities to tackle [...]

21 01, 2020

First Aid Training

2020-01-21T12:20:45+01:00January 21st, 2020|Training|

PlayBoard staff recently spent a day training in First Aid with Charlie Howes from Emergency Care NI. Emergency Care NI also offer Children’s First Aid workshops. The workshops last 90 minutes and children are taught a range of first aid skills and home safety including: How [...]

13 01, 2020

Information Session – Positive Play For Children On The Autism Spectrum

2020-02-04T11:18:26+01:00January 13th, 2020|Training|

Thursday 20 February 2020 10.00am - 3.00pm Registration from 9.45am and lunch will be provided Strabane Enterprise Agency Orchard Road Industrial Estate Orchard Road, Strabane BT82 9FR Get Directions This session is suitable for those working within a school age childcare setting. All children should be included [...]

12 12, 2019

Play In The Community Sessions And Volunteer Training

2020-01-17T10:59:24+01:00December 12th, 2019|Events, Training|

Please note: the Banbridge Leisure Centre sessions are now closed for registrations Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council through the PEACE IV Programme and The Play Strategy are offering a free, traditional outdoor play and events programme in Banbridge Leisure Centre and Gilford Community Centre. The sessions, [...]

11 09, 2019

Celebration Event To Mark Play Matters Project

2019-09-11T11:15:42+01:00September 11th, 2019|Events, Training|

The importance of play for children’s health and well-being has been highlighted at an event to mark the success of the Play Matters project. The Play Matters initiative, which is funded through the Delivering Social Change - Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP), was taken forward by the Department of [...]

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 [...]

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