A Chance to Play :‘Principles and Practices in Realising the Child’s Right to Play’.

A Chance to Play
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 30 April, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Other

A Chance to Play South Africa (ACTP) is a registered non-profit organisation that promotes the right of all children from birth to 18 years, to have access to safe, age- and ability-appropriate play as part of their development and well-being.

ACTP is therefore committed to building the capacity of anyone interested in facilitating play including parents – ensuring every child has access to appropriate, high quality play.

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to register for our distance training course – ‘Principles and Practices in Realising the Child’s Right to Play’.
 

This in-depth six-month course titled: Principles and Practices in Enabling the Child’s Right to Play equips participants with knowledge about:

• What play really is, its importance in children’s development and well-being and observing play 
• The physical, cognitive, social and emotional benefits of different types of play including outdoor play, group games, pretend play, loose parts play, creative play, indigenous games and thinking play (brain games) 
• The right of children to play and the barriers that prevent play from happening 
• How to enable play in a variety of situations for children of different ages and abilities (Play Forums; Play Clubs; Street Play; How to organise Play Days); Advocacy and Lobbying
 
Who will benefit from this training:
  • After-school club facilitators
  • Park department officers
  • Child and youth care workers
  • Youth and community workers/leaders
  • Sports and recreation officers
  • Teachers and practitioners
  • Parents
It is our hope that those who undertake this training will commit to providing recreational play opportunities so that children of all ages and abilities can benefit from the opportunity to play.

Requirements: 

  • Competency in English 
  • Access to a computer for processing the Course Material and preparing the Assignments 
  • Access to email to send the Assignments and to receive the trainer’s comments 
  • Access to Skype, Zoom or WhatsApp Video Chat 
  • Educational level: At least a matriculation certificate or equivalent

With funding from terre des hommes (tdh) Germany, ACTP has a few spaces available for the partially sponsored distance training course at the cost of R490 which is 20% of the actual course fee.

Contact 011 484 3633 / 063 652 5016 or email training@a-chance-to-play.org.za for more information or visit our website http://www.a-chance-to-play.org.za to access the application form.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more information about ACTP, refer to http://www.a-chance-to-play.de/home/
 
For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies  

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