Play Conference

Play Highland Conference 2018 – Sleep, Eat, PLAY, Repeat

Inspiring Equality and Inclusion in Planning and Delivery of Play

March 15th 2018 – 9.30am–3.30pm at the Culloden and Balloch Baptist Church


The Highland Council’s Play Improvement Group are hosting a Play Conference on 15th March 2018. The conference is aimed at all those with an interest in children and their play, and features an array of workshops delivered by leading practitioners.

The day will start with registration and coffee at 9:30am followed by a welcome to the conference by David Alston chair of NHS Highland Board.

We will invite attendees to participate in our inspiring workshops:

  • Playing how we want:  The benefits of play out with the gender binary
  • Active Play – an active workshop, example of the PEF funded and developed by Inspiring Scotland to improve the physical activity and physical literacy levels for primary aged children – please wear appropriate clothing to move a little!
  • Play is for Everybody – disability play, empowering play for all children and young people.

Our keynote speaker is Tam Baillie, former Children and Young People Commissioner for Scotland and play advocate.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


Download the booking form

Please return the form to before Friday 9th March.

Or for Highland Council staff you can book on via the Highland CPD website


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