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In this section you will find information about webinars, workshops and conferences organised by Play Wales.

 

We will also share information about events that are relevant to the play and playwork workforces that are being run by other organisations. This does not mean that Play Wales endorses these events.

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Play Wales events

See our upcoming events here. Follow the links for more information and to book a space.

Play Wales Event

Playworkers Forum 2024 Playworkers Forum 2024

Location

Willow Globe, Rhayader, Powys

Date & Time

03-04/07/2024 /

Cost

£55

A two-day, residential playwork training event under canvas that gives playworkers the opportunity to learn from each other and experienced playwork trainers

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Events

Play Wales national conference – 21 November 2024 Play Wales national conference – 21 November 2024

Location

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Date & Time

21/11/2024 /

Save the date for our annual conference, taking place in November 2024.

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Events organised by others

Events that may be of interest to the play and playwork workforces. Follow the links for more information.

Events

Rights of Children in Wales: Leading the way or patchy in practice? Rights of Children in Wales: Leading the way or patchy in practice?

Location

School of Law conference room, Swansea University and online

Date & Time

19/06/2024 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Cost

Free

This event will be of interest to lawyers, civil servants, civil society groups, students and all those interested in children's rights.

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DARPL National Leadership Conference DARPL National Leadership Conference

Location

Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales

Date & Time

20/06/2024 / 9:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost

Free

This free conference is aimed at leaders in childcare, playwork and early years, post-16 education, youth work or within schools.

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Events

Early Years and Children’s Rights Early Years and Children’s Rights

Location

Online

Date & Time

27/06/2024 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost

£0

This course is aimed at practitioners working with children under seven years old or with their families in a range of settings.

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Events

Raising awareness of safeguarding children and young people Raising awareness of safeguarding children and young people

Location

Online

Date & Time

04/07/2024 / 9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost

£65

A training course aimed at Group A practitioners – all staff who join a public or voluntary sector organisation or agency in Wales.

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Events

Playday 2024 Playday 2024

Location

Across the UK

Date & Time

07-08-2024 /

Cost

£0

The annual day for play in the UK.

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Events

IPA USA Conference 2024 IPA USA Conference 2024

Location

Heritage Green, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

Date & Time

25-28/09/2024 /

Cost

$350 - $400

This international conference is aimed at those with an interest in play and playwork.

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Events

Raising awareness of safeguarding children and young people Raising awareness of safeguarding children and young people

Location

Online

Date & Time

15/10/2024 / 9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost

£65

A training course aimed at Group A practitioners – all staff who join a public or voluntary sector organisation or agency in Wales.

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Events

Early Years and Children’s Rights Early Years and Children’s Rights

Location

Online

Date & Time

17/10/2024 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost

£0

This course is aimed at practitioners working with children under seven years old or with their families in a range of settings.

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Events

Raising awareness of safeguarding children and young people Raising awareness of safeguarding children and young people

Location

Online

Date & Time

04/12/2024 / 9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost

£65

A training course aimed at Group A practitioners – all staff who join a public or voluntary sector organisation or agency in Wales.

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Playful Childhoods

Play Wales’ Playful Childhoods campaign aims to help parents, carers and community groups provide more opportunities for children to play at home and in their neighbourhoods.

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