ConferenceScrolling

We have a wonderful 2 day Conference in store for you this year in Croke Park on April 17th and 18th. We have our Research and Practice Seminar and Awards celebration on Friday the 17th with the main event, the Conference and AGM following on Sat 18th.

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pjScrolling

Excitement is building, there is now only a few days to go until National Pyjama Day 2015, which will be taking place this Friday 6th March! Don't worry if you didn't manage to register in time for a pyjama day pack, you are welcome to download the resources for your service. We hope everyone enjoys the day and don't forget to send us in photos of your service!

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BA in EC Banner

Updated CAO information. The CAO facility is closed for all applications until March 5th. Intending mature students, please click for important information relating to your application.

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Conference Scrolling

As part of our conference this year a research seminar which will be held on Friday 17th April. We are inviting all interested parties to submit abstracts for consideration ...

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Better start Margaret

Better Start National Early Years Quality Development is a national initiative of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) collaborating with the Early Years Education Policy Unit of the Department of Education and Skills (DES), to ensure a coordinated approach to early years quality in Ireland.

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News

Thank you to the 65,000 children wearing their PJs today

Early Childhood Ireland uses platform of National Pyjama Day to highlight serious lack of Government investment to support children with additional needs at preschool

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Band Aid Approach to Afterschool Won’t Work

Statement from Teresa Heeney, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland in response to leaked Government approach to after school and shifting the service into school buildings

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Statement on Minister James Reilly’s response on Primetime

Early Childhood Ireland statement re Minister Reilly's Primetime response to issues of sustainability, lack of investment, pay & conditions & support for children with additional needs.

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Events

Reggio Emelia Study Visit

Apply for your place on an international Study Group from the 12th - 17th April 2015 in the International Center Loris Malaguzzi, Reggio Emilia Italy.

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Conference 2015

Save the date for our annual conference, "Play on the Brain" which will be taking place in Croke Park on the 17th and 18th of April next year ...

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National Pyjama Day 6th March 2015

National Pyjama Day will take place on the 6th of March and Irish Autism Action has just been announced as the recipient charity. Find out how you can register your service to take part ...

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