9 03, 2021

Focus On Youth@Play

2021-03-24T14:03:55+00:00March 9th, 2021|Training, Youth@Play|

PlayBoard’s Youth@Play programme launched in early 2020. The programme, funded by the Department of Education through the Education Authority, builds on the capacity of youth workers to facilitate play in youth centres for their younger members. The pilot programme is currently being delivered to youth settings in Belfast, Armagh/Craigavon, [...]

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, [...]

1 10, 2020

EU-Funded Mental Well-being Project Set To Benefit Local Communities

2021-04-12T13:56:15+01:00October 1st, 2020|Events, OUR Generation, School Age Childcare, Training|

Pictured (l-r) are David Babington, Chief Executive, Action Mental Health; Junior Minister Declan Kearney, NI Executive; Interim Mental Health Champion for Northern Ireland Professor Siobhan O’Neill; Gina McIntyre, Chief Executive, SEUPB; Carol Scullion, Project Manager, OUR Generation, Action Mental Health; and Rosaline Keenan, Senior Manager Service Reform (Progressing Mental [...]

5 05, 2020

Youth@Play

2021-03-24T14:03:58+00:00May 5th, 2020|Training, Youth@Play|

PlayBoard’s recently established Youth@Play team have two reasons to celebrate this week. Firstly, we have welcomed a new member of staff, Aisling Hosick, to PlayBoard and the Youth@Play team. Aisling has experience of working with children in the childcare sector, and young people working in the Prince’s Trust so is [...]

21 04, 2020

Coronavirus – Play Matters More Than It Ever Did

2020-04-21T11:43:35+01:00April 21st, 2020|School Age Childcare, Schools, TOPS, Training|

This information sheet has been designed in cooperation with the Department of Education’s Play Matters project, to assist teachers, playworkers, parents and those offering care to children in these challenging times, to consider how they might provide quality play opportunities and experiences. Regardless of the back drop it is [...]

13 02, 2020

Childcare Partnership Conferences & Training

2020-02-13T14:36:06+00:00February 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

2020-02-27T10:55:37+00:00January 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 [...]

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