Driving change for Children and Young People through Play seminar

Play is central to all aspects of children and young people’s wellbeing and development – physical, cognitive, social.  Investment in high quality play can deliver significant returns to individuals, families and wider communities however, with limited resources, we need to invest smarter and ensure our planning for play delivers results for all children.

This FREE seminar, held in Inverness on 1st December, organised by Play Scotland and Inspiring Scotland, and supported by the Scottish Government, is one of 6 similar events being held in various locations, and will include presentations and discussions on:

  • The national Play Strategy and what has been achieved so far
  • How play contributes to achieving local and national outcomes & priorities
  • The opportunities presented by play as a new Key Change area for the Early Years Collaborative
  • New tools available that will support and enhance provision, or encourage development of new services

The afternoon session will offer two workshops (delegates attend both) – Play Rangers and the Play Ranger Toolkit and Risk Benefit Assessment – a common sense approach.

This event will be of interest to local policy makers, service commissioners and third sector services whose work impacts on children and young people (including older children) – this includes colleagues from planning/architecture, housing, health, education, parks/land use, transport, youth work, playwork and early years.  It is likely to be of interest to those involved in the Collaborative locally (Early Years or Raising Attainment) and those new to play.

To book a place at this event, click on this link.