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Our CEO chats with Patricia Lewsley-Mooney

PlayBoard CEO Jacqueline O’Loughlin has a reflective chat with Patricia Lewsley-Mooney as her role of Northern Ireland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People comes to an end.

St Pauls Primary school

The children of St. Pauls Primary School take us on a journey and show us the transformation PlayBoard’s ‘TOPS’ has made to their outdoor space.

Rathcoole Primary School TOPS Part 1

The children of Rathcoole Primary School take us on a journey and show us the transformation PlayBoard’s ‘TOPS’ has made to their outdoor space.

Rathcoole Primary school TOPS Part 2

The 2nd video where the children of Rathcoole Primary School take us on a journey and show us the transformation PlayBoard’s ‘TOPS’ has made to their outdoor space.

PlayBoard’s Playday 2015 Celebrations

Playday – is the national day for play. Playday is co-ordinated by PlayBoard, Play England, Play Wales and Play Scotland.

Stuart Brown: Play is more than fun.

A pioneer in research on play, Stuart Brown says play is more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults — and keeping it up can make us smarter at any age.

Make Noise For Play

Make Noise for Play PlayBoard NI Conference 2011.

Play Quest

Creating Meaningful Participation for Children & Young People. Through the Big Lottery funding, PlayBoard were able to put together a book and DVD to provide the HOW to involve children & young people in meaningful ways extend thier choice and control that they have over their lives.

Play Shaper

Play Shaper is a partnership led by Play England with Playwork Partnerships and Skills Active. In conjunction with the Office of the First Minister and the Deputy First Minister, PlayBoard have adapted this programme to a Nothern ireland context.

Right to Play: The Lower Shankill (Part 1)

On 12th February 2009, a group of young people and residents from the Lower Shankill presented a set of concrete and reasonable recommendations to improve access to and quality of play in their community. Through the process of setting human rights indicators, the group has identified key issues for change including lighting in play areas, speed of traffic, and participation of both children and parents in decisions relating to play.

Right to Play: the Lower Shankill (Part 2)

On 12th February 2009, a group of young people and residents from the Lower Shankill presented a set of concrete and reasonable recommendations to improve access to and quality of play in their community. Through the process of setting human rights indicators, the group has identified key issues for change including lighting in play areas, speed of traffic, and participation of both children and parents in decisions relating to play.