The Play Diary (Events/Training)

The Play Diary

Should you have a relevant event or training would like to see included in the Play Diary, please email info@playscotland.org  Subject: The Play Diary

 

February 

26 February  – Play Scotland training on the Play Types Toolkit – bringing more play into the school day
Rosebery House, Edinburgh

12.45pm to 3.45pm
£40 per delegate which includes training pack and 10 copies of the Play Types Toolkit

Booking form

Play Types 26 February 2018 Edinburgh 

 

21 February, Glasgow

Sue Palmer
Writer and consultant on literacy and child development, Chair of Upstart Scotland
’21st century children – the state of play’

For full details click here

 

Engaging Children in Developing your Services, Play Midlothian

Tuesday 27th February 2018 (6.15pm until 8.30pm), Newbattle Community Centre, Newtongrange, EH22 4RT

The session is primarily aimed at those working with children aged 5-12 though elements will be relevant to younger age groups. Through presentations and group discussions, this training session introduces: ways of thinking about engaging children in development; principles and values of engaging children; practical ideas for consulting children; and tips and techniques.   Play Midlothian Training Booking Form

 

March 

Get Free Play (Loose Parts) Training, Smart Play Network
Friday 9 March, Fife

Learn to make the most of loose parts and scrap materials.

Smart Play Network Members £65  Non members £75
For full details email training@smartplaynetwork.org

 

Developing a Play Policy, Play Midlothian

Thursday 22nd March 2018 (6.15pm until 8.30pm), Newbattle Community Centre, Newtongrange, EH22 4RT

This training session on writing an organisational play policy will cover: what a play policy is and why you might benefit from having one; process and methods of developing a play policy; and possible content for the play policy. At the session, participants will begin some work on pulling together their own draft content, and will develop plans for how to progress the policy. This session is relevant to anyone working anywhere children play.   Play Midlothian Training Booking Form

 

Get Free Play (Loose Parts) Training, Smart Play Network
Friday 23 March, Stirling

Learn to make the most of loose parts and scrap materials.

Smart Play Network Members £65  Non members £75
For full details email training@smartplaynetwork.org

 

April

Get Free Play (Loose Parts) Training, Smart Play Network
Friday 6 April, Perth

Learn to make the most of loose parts and scrap materials.

Smart Play Network Members £65  Non members £75
For full details email training@smartplaynetwork.org

 

Get Free Play (Loose Parts) Training, Smart Play Network
Friday 20 April, Dundee

Learn to make the most of loose parts and scrap materials.

Smart Play Network Members £65  Non members £75
For full details email training@smartplaynetwork.org

 

 

June 

Shetland Play Convention
Saturday 9th June, Lerwick
9.15am to 5.40pm 
Play Scotland member £40* per delegate
non-member £50* per delegate

*lunch not included

Play Scotland are delighted to be hosting the 2nd Play Convention in Lerwick, Shetland.

We are delighted to welcome the following speakers:

  • Tim Gill, Rethinking Childhood
  • Henry Mathias, Care Inspectorate
  • Marguerite Hunter Blair, CEO, Play Scotland
  • Lesley Fox, CEO, Smart Play Network
  • Virginia Radcliffe, Director, LicketySpit
  • Kate Coutts, Nesting Primary School, Shetland

Choice of workshops:

  • Challenging Play, Play Scotland
  • Peep Learning Together Programme
  • LicketySpit Theatre
  • Play Talk Read
  • Fire pits and more!

Booking form Shetland Play Convention