Month: February 2022

How should we compare early learning and care systems?
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Policy Brief – Childcare Barometer

When Early Childhood Ireland published our fifth national Barometer last week, the headline news was that 80% of people in Ireland believe that young children have a right to early years care and education, but this year’s poll also showed strong support for the 30,000 staff who work in settings every day.

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Childcare Barometer 2022
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Childcare Barometer 2022

Early Childhood Ireland’s Barometer is an annual opinion poll conducted nationwide by RED C to gauge public attitudes to early years care and education.

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We are hiring!

We’re recruiting an experienced Membership and Learning director. Closing date for the application is 25 February 2022.

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New TASC Report: The state we are in: Inequality in Ireland 2022
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Eurochild evaluates Ireland’s policy approach to combating child poverty and social exclusion

In January 2022, Eurochild released a number of reports containing recommendations for the design and implementation of the Child Guarantee National Action Plans in six countries, including Ireland. The European Child Guarantee is an initiative that guarantees children in need access to key services to prevent and combat poverty and social exclusion. It focuses on access to free healthcare, early childhood education and care, education, among other measures.

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