From Inside Out Conference – Family insights on grief and trauma recovery


“From Inside Out” Conference, 19-9-19 at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University: Featuring first hand insights from children and families on grief and trauma recovery. If you support bereaved children in your classroom, this conference is for you.  Half-day rates available, CPD certificates issued. For more information-


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Free Training – Raising the Issue of Childhood Obesity


The Northern Healthy Lifestyles Partnership (NHLP) are providing free training on “Raising the Issue of Childhood Obesity.” This training is available to anyone who has an interest in increasing their knowledge and impact of Childhood Obesity on a person’s health and wellbeing, and would like to obtain the skills and confidence to be able to sensitively discuss lifestyle choices relating to weight in a non-judgmental way.


This training is delivered by NHSCT Health Promoting Dietitians on behalf of the NHLP.


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Western Childcare Partnership Conference 2019












The Western Childcare Partnership Conference was held on 6th March 2019, please click here to view Press Release and photos.


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Holiday Grant Scheme – Children with a Disability


Supporting children with a disability need is one of the key actions of Bright Start – the Executive’s Programme for Affordable an Integrated Childcare.  The purpose of this Holiday Grant Scheme is to offer financial support to childcare providers to provide additional childcare (i.e. an extension to the normal service) to facilitate children with a disability accessing services during holiday periods such as Summer, Halloween, Half-term 2019. This funding is being provided on a non-recurrent basis.


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