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Play Awareness Sessions For Parents

Play Awareness sessions for parents, funded by the EITP Play Matters project is now open for expressions of interest. We are keen to target general parent groups and those 'harder to reach' parents such as parents identified as needing further support in terms of their play awareness, skills or

November 14th, 2018|

PlayBoard’s Annual General Meeting & Seminar – 2018

This year PlayBoard’s AGM and professional development seminar is taking place on Thursday 15th November, and is being hosted in:Belfast Central Mission (BCM)Main Hall,Grosvenor House,5 Glengall StreetBelfastThe morning will commence with our AGM for 20mins, which will be followed with a topical seminar:"Building Resilience Throughout Childhood – The Importance of

November 9th, 2018|

‘Risky’ Playgrounds Are Making a Comeback

The modern playground has become mind-numbingly standard-issue. There’s a movement afoot to bring “adventure” back into play. The information age has ushered in an era of fear about children’s well-being, shifting norms heavily towards constant oversight and nearly impossible standards of safety. One casualty of that trend has been

August 30th, 2018|

Playing Out – Children’s Commissioner Report – August 2018

A Children’s Commissioner’s report on the importance to children of play and physical activity We all remember the long hot summers of our childhood with endless warm days playing out and having fun with our friends from dawn until dusk. There is, of course, a serious chance that our

August 30th, 2018|

PlayBoard NI Conference 2018 – Book Now!

Booking Form Play Matters: Space, Place and Permission to Play Space, place and permission are interrelated factors that have a significant impact on children’s play experiences. Due to an array of environmental, technological and societal factors, opportunities for children to play freely outdoors are on the

August 16th, 2018|