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In this week's Scéalta blog post, Máire Corbett reflects on how gender stereotypes can be damaging to children.

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We look more in depth at one of our Election 2020 asks, a cross-party plan to outline a vision for the future of the early years sector in Ireland and an agreed commitment on how this would be funded.

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This week’s EYES update focuses on the accrual of annual leave entitlements. We look at handling complaints and we have an update on the Tusla change in circumstances process.

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We are offering members an extra 15% off the Dinosaurs Wooden Stamp Set in our shop. Offer available from Wednesday 19 to Friday 28 February 2020.

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The third annual Early Childhood Ireland Childcare Barometer indicates that 71 per cent of adults in Ireland want the next government to prioritise greater investment in childcare.
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