Docklands and East Inner ABC/ELI’s current newsletter It will bring you up-to-date with the activities of 6,500+ children, families and professionals, who are involved with the Docklands and East Inner City ABC Programme and the Early Learning Initiative in the National College of Ireland.
Category: News & Articles
In this edition of the newsletter: Election Issues – Child Poverty, Early Years EU and Irish Childcare Policy National Skills Strategy Government Plan for Supporting Children with Disabilities Impact of Childcare at 3 Years Old Ireland before UN in New Year Oireachtas Update Full newsletter here
RTE One’s Nationwide programme showcased a number of interesting projects around Ireland supported by CFI’s donors in their Philanthropy focused episode on Monday 14 December. Click here to see the episode on RTE Player website
Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre, Dublin, one of the 16 Core Funded Projects under the PSI, is mentioned in this article in the Independent on Wednesday 25 November, ‘Early start closes the education divide of rich and poor’ Read the full article here
Hands Up for Children is about five simple, powerful principles that we want election candidates to adopt to ensure that Prevention and Early Intervention is a core commitment in party election manifestos, and is included as a priority in the new programme for government. For further information on the campagin, upcoming events and how to...
Last year, over 4,600 children, parents, professionals and volunteers were involved in Early Learning Initiative with satisfaction rates of 99% across all programmes. They share some of the highlights of 2014-15 in this update. Click here to download the brochure.
In this edition of the Start Strong Newsletter: Budget 2016 Analysis General Election Campaign – An Election for Children Pobal Annual Survey Research Update Oireachtas Update Read the newsletter here
The HSE has launched three new booklets and an online resource aimed at helping the parents of babies and young children. The booklets cover the first five years of a child’s life and include information on feeding, sleeping, playing and development. They also provide tips for parents on how to cope, including information on going...
In this edition of the Start Strong Newsletter: Pre-Budget Submission 2016 Blog: Childcare needs long-term solutions Paid family leave Quality, affordable childcare Investing in quality Extending free pre-school Read the newsletter here
Topics for discussion in the July issue of the Start Strong newsletter are: Inter-Departmental Group: the right direction – the challenge is implementation Pre-Budget Submission 2016 General Election Campaign – let’s make this an election for children! EU pressure for childcare in Ireland Consultation on new DES inspectors Professionalisation – going forwards or backwards? Parental leave...