Tusla Early Years Inspectorate are currently consulting with the ECCE sector to develop a Quality & Regulatory Framework. We are inviting our members to review and give feedback on the initial draft.

In this week's blog, Emma Reilly looks at the importance of having relaxed transitions and allowing children to develop self help skills.

Register now to receive your pack for National Pyjama Day 2017 which will be taking place on Friday 3rd of March in aid of Children’s Charities.

Our Marte Meo programme shows what positive interaction moments should look like and why they are so important to children’s development.
Our Vision

Every young child is thriving and learning in quality early childhood settings.

Childcare Regulations 2016

Overview of Changes

In May, Minister O’ Reilly, the former Minister of Children and Youth Affairs published the 2016 regulations. These revised regulations will come into effect from June 30th2016.


Supporting Members

We are a membership organisation who provide a broad range of training, mentoring, information and advocacy services to better shape the systems, policies and practices that impact on the lives of young children.


Online Informal Síolta

We have developed an Informal Síolta programme which is being delivered online, with the aim of introducing the principles, standards and processes of Síolta so that educators are ready to engage with the Formal Siolta QAP.

Design & Development