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The World Needs More People Like You

Thanks for choosing to turn up and do the work that you do. The world needs more people like you. People who are motivated to do…

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Top Five Most-Read Posts

If you’ve missed a few posts, or are new to playmeo’s blog, here’s a quick recap of our most popular articles for the past 12 months….

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playmeo Discount Coupon

If you’ve been thinking of subscribing to playmeo’s online activity database, then NOW is the time. Use this coupon code – PLAY2018 – and save 30%…

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Sense of Belonging at School

A student’s sense of belonging at school is often a major factor which influences their wellbeing. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide…

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New Functionality

You may have noticed a new look here at playmeo. It’s more than just a new appearance to playmeo’s online resources. We have added a…

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playmeo App is Out Now

Drumroll please….  the playmeo app is here. Available for both iOS and Android devices. Right now. And free. The app curates all of playmeo’s free…

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Happy Holidays 2017

playmeo extends a big thank you and best wishes to all of its wonderful subscribers & users this holiday season. We hope you enjoy a…

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The PE Geek Interviews Mark Collard

Learn more about the power and value of developing authentic connections and relationships with participants, in this fun podcast interview hosted by Mr PE Geek,…

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AEE Webinar: August

SERIOUS FUN: How to Create Remarkably Fun Experiential Programs that Make a Difference http://www.aee.org/webinar-home#upcomingwebinar Can you answer “YES” to any of these questions? Have you ever…

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Launch of NEW Member Benefits

Existing subscribers to playmeo’s activity database now have a host of new member benefits added to their premium subscriptions. The biggest and most exciting new…

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Join me at APPEC Nov 2016

It is with extreme pride and excitement that I announce I shall be delivering one of the keynote addresses at this year’s APPEC – the…

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Facilitator Training Workshops (USA)

Experiential trainers and best-selling authors, Mark Collard and Nate Folan, are visiting New Hampshire & Massachusetts in October 2016 to deliver a one-day facilitator training workshop…

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How To Hang Your Toilet Paper

One of my all-time favourite ice-breakers has been Categories – a wonderfully simple, non-threatening and, above all, fun way for people to interact by discovering things that…

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Conference: Outdoors Victoria 2016

The next annual conference of Outdoors Victoria is set for 6-7 May 2016. This year, the conference will be held at the campus of Federation…

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Summer Camp in China

Over the past year, I have worked alongside an impressive organisation that is heavily involved in expanding the presence and profile of camp education in…

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Playful Learning, Emergent Value

Talented facilitator, Nate Folan, will be presenting a full-day Playful Learning, Emergent Value workshop near Austin TX USA on Mon 1 February 2016. Spaces still…