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New publication produced by CES together with the Institute of Public Health (IPH)
‘Improving Health and Wellbeing Outcomes in the Early Years – Research and Practice’ is a new publication produced by CES together with the Institute of Public Health (IPH). For further information click here
Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM)
What is AIM? The Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme. Its goal is to empower service providers to deliver an inclusive pre-school experience, ensuring that every child can fully participate in the ECCE programme and reap the benefits...
Impact grant awarded in collaboration with KHF
Giving in Collaboration The Childhood Development Initiative has been awarded €20,000 under one of The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Impact grants for 2015- 2016 in collaboration with The Katharine Howard Foundation. The Community Foundation for Ireland realises the importance of collaborating with other trusts and foundations to provide large scale impact for projects and social...
‘Children whose fathers take a warm interest in their progress do better in school’
Interesting article by Padraig O’Morain in the Irish Times today…..Read here
23 May- The Nurture Programme is officially launched
The Nurture Programme – Infant Health and Wellbeing Making Every Contact Count The Nurture Programme – Infant Health and Wellbeing is a new programme of work designed to improve the information and professional supports that the HSE provide to parents during pregnancy and the first three years of their baby’s life. It is a partnership...
Outdoor Play Matters
Barnardos free publication on the benefits of outdoor play
Save the date- Early Years Conference 2016
National College of Ireland is delighted to announce an Early Years Conference recognising the value and importance of the Home Learning Environment, for children’s development and learning. The conference will take place on 23 June. Call for abstracts are now open to be submitted by 18 March. More information here Click on image for full...
Start Strong Launch of EarlyYears.ie
EARLY YEARS #GE16 Early Years #GE16 is a campaign to ensure affordable, accessible, quality early years services and to strengthen family leave. Read about the campaign here
Early Learning Initiative January Newsletter
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.