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Early Childhood Ireland welcomes launch of “Better Outcomes Brighter Futures: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014-2020”. Early Years Sector must be a priority for Investment

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Propose a name for our new quarterly magazine and win a prize for the best suggestion.

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We are looking for two Early Childhood Specialists to join our team in Tallaght. See our Jobs Board for more.

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300 delegates at Early Childhood Ireland conference in Croke Park are warned that a "Surplus safety” attitude to child play is preventing children from learning while obesity has reached a “tipping point" in Ireland

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Discounted publication for April "Garden of Possibilities" 25% off. Normally €6 for members.
Now only €4.50. It remains €8 for non-members.

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News

Early Childhood Ireland response to capital funding announcement

CEO of Early Childhood Ireland opens conference with criticism of capital funding scheme announced yesterday which leaves 70% of the early childhood sector out in the cold.

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Your Question on Inspection

If you are unable to make it to our conference and AGM on Saturday, but you have a query you would like to ask Fiona McDonnell from Tusla then please submit your question.

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Early Childhood Ireland statement on new Learner Fund

Statement from Teresa Heeney, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland in relation to announcement of Learner Fund today.

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Events

Conference Highlights

We had a wonderful time at our conference Healthy, Happy, Able... are Irish Children Fit for Life? and we have some highlights for you...

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Continuous Professional Learning Programme for ECCE Trainers

Our next Trainer Continuous Professional Learning seminar will be held on Friday 9 May in our Learning Centre in Tallaght. This CPL is suitable for those who deliver, plan and teach adults in the a More

Toy Project Seminar: Intergenerational Learning

DIT invites you to a seminar to explore possibilities for the development of intergenerational initiatives and to share experiences.

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