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Trustee/Secretary Background: Playbase is a national online and classroom based training provider.  We offer training in child development and the importance of play suitable for parents, nursery and health professionals and those wishing to seek employment in a childcare setting. Our...
A partnership project to design and develop a new course for parents, grandparents, nursery and health professionals. Reasearch Areas: Children & Technology Research Team: Lydia Plowman | Ben Fletcher-Watson | Andrew Manches | Valentina Andries | Juliet Hancock...
Explore, achieve and extend your learning goals with Playbase OnlinePlaybase Online Training promotes digital learning and inclusion in life, work and study online. We do this by embedding these skills within our courses in Child Development, Early Years Play and Professional Practice in Childcare...
Do you ever feel it is just too hard to make it to that class, with children to take care of and childcare to arrange, or work commitments during the day?Now our most popular courses, Playbase 1 and Playbase 3 (SCQF Level 3) are available to study online. You can learn while your baby is napping,...
The Journey to Here ... or Why We Nearly Didn't Make It.Playbase grew out of the playgroup movement some 20 years ago. Parents who were passionate about the importance of play in the development of the early years child, put together courses that were a response to the expressed needs of the...
The atmosphere was relaxed as the students of Playbase 3 completed their last class.  The tutor drew the session to a close and introduced Board members to present the certificates.Photos were taken and natural smiles were in abundance but there was a slight sadness too as this was to be...
What did you do before taking the Playbase training course and why did you apply? Prior to working in childcare, I started work as an Office Junior progressing to an Office Supervisor position before I left to have my second child.  It was only as I was looking for a career which would...
In September 2014 we started the project to update the logo and develop a new website. We put together a small team of staff to work on it and made sure our students were consulted throughout. We are delighted with the result and believe the new brand truly reflects what we stand for. Chair of...