Play Matters March!

Play Matters’ March 2016 edition is now available for download

It’s certainly worth a look to keep abreast of the latest play related news including articles on: test

  • The Community Play awards, nominations and winners
  • Scottish Government changes to funding, with more than £2 million being committed to support charities helping children
  • The most recent academic details, including a comparison between children and inmates in regards to time spent outside.
  • and many more interesting topics

This information is important and valuable to everyone involved in childcare from professionals to childminders to parents! Make sure that you know what is going on and how it can affect you and your child.

The full newsletter is available here

Norma Ruettiman

Fond Farewell to Lisa Stuart and a Warm Welcome to Fiona Morrison

The staff and children want to wish Lisa Stuart well  with her new centre and thank her for all her help and support over the past few years!

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We would also like to extend a warm welcome Fiona Morrison as our new manager.

-Annarie Heneghan

Play and Learning into Practice – Reminder

Play and Learning into Practice (PLiP) is a FREE introductory course running in FORT WILLIAM, in April/May 2016, for both inexperienced and experienced practitioners looking to further or refresh their skills and knowledge in the value of play and learning. The course is delivered over 6 days and provides wide range of practical learning experiences, knowledge on child development and an understanding of how to provide an effective childcare environment.

The course provides the option for students to complete the SQA NC module ‘Child Development and Health’.

N.B. Training is FREE to practitioners and childminders (subject to availability) working in Highland.

For more information and the registration form see Play and Learning into Practice Flyer APRIL 2016 v2

-Corrina Shearer, Training Officer

Play and Learning into Practice

Play and Learning into Practice (PLiP) is a FREE introductory course running in FORT WILLIAM, in April/May 2016, for both inexperienced and experienced practitioners looking to further or refresh their skills and knowledge in the value of play and learning. The course is delivered over 6 days and provides wide range of practical learning experiences, knowledge on child development and an understanding of how to provide an effective childcare environment.

The course provides the option for students to complete the SQA NC module ‘Child Development and Health’.

N.B. Training is FREE to practitioners and childminders (subject to availability) working in Highland.

For more information and the registration form see Play and Learning into Practice Flyer APRIL 2016 

Healthy Nutrition – Give the best start!

Healthy Nutrition – Give the best start!

HEALTHY NUTRITION

 

-Corrina Shearer, Training Coordinator

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