1 10, 2020

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

2020-10-01T14:06:57+01:00October 1st, 2020|Events, 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


2020-05-12T11:06:20+01:00May 5th, 2020|Training|

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 [...]

21 01, 2020

First Aid Training

2020-01-21T12:20:45+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 [...]

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