Play is at the heart of all that we do at JOSS.
The entire team is trained in Playwork.
Have you ever thought about what that means?
All our work is embedded in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which you can download here from the pages of the website of Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People.
It is a world wide accepted charter of the rights of all children. Every country in the world has adopted it except USA and Somalia.
Each article is important but for now let’s focus on Article 31- the Right to Play – which is beautifully explained here in these resources on the Play Scotland website.
If you prefer to see play in action then look no further than here. This is a delightful film which captures the essence of what play is all about.
Come back to this page over the next few months and learn more about the Play Principles and the Play Types and how we apply these in our everyday work with the children and young people.