This year CRA have awarded the Irish Government a ‘D+’ in their annual review of the Government’s progress for children. They have covered the areas where the Government have progressed commitments made in ‘A Programme for Partnership Government’ this year. We have focused on Standard of Living, Early Childhood, Education, Equality, Family Environment and Alternative Care and Health....
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The National Healthy Childhood Programme Newsletter
Welcome to the first newsletter of the National Healthy Childhood Programme. Available to download here
Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures ezine
Issue No. 3 This issue rounds out the work done towards the end of 2016.
CYPSCine December ’16
Welcome to the CYPSCine where we provide a round-up of what’s happening across the country in relation to Children and Young People’s Services Committees. Read here
Barnardos Early Years eNews
IN THIS ISSUE: News and Developments | Barnardos Publications, Training and Library | Upcoming Events Read here
Issue 1 of the Children’s Rights Alliance’s Early Years newsletter
As part of continuing Start Strong’s proud legacy, detailed in its final impact report, aspects of their work will be carried on in the Children’s Rights Alliance. This is the first issue of the Early Years newsletter. Read more here...
Dept of Children & Youth Affairs – Public consultation on the Single Affordable Childcare Scheme
On 28 October Minister Zappone published a policy paper on the new Single Affordable Childcare Scheme and launched an online consultation survey. The policy paper provides detail on the scheme and is available here Minister Zappone invites parents, other family members, childcare providers, childminders and anyone interested in the issues to share their views on...
Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures ezine.
Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures, the National Policy Framework on Children and Young People 2014-2020 is the first overarching national policy framework for children and young people (aged 0-24 years). The purpose of this framework is to coordinate policy across Government to achieve better outcomes for children. Read the latest issue of the Department of Children...
Become a Member of The Parenting Network
Formerly the Supporting Parents in their Parenting Role Special Interest Group, The Parenting Network has begun building its membership. What is The Parenting Network? The aim of the Network is to influence policy, practice and learning in supporting parents so that the island of Ireland will actively value and support parents in their parenting role...