4 Asks for Children

4 Asks for Children

Early Childhood Ireland is calling for a radical new approach to Early Years and School Age Care by elevating this public good for children to the same status as primary education in Ireland.

Research demonstrates that high quality Early Years and School Age Care experiences provide children with essential skills and capabilities that are vital for them to thrive.

High-quality experiences for children provide long-lasting benefits for them, their families, and communities. In addition, universal and inclusive Early Years and School Age Care can provide specific support to children experiencing disadvantage.

Early Childhood Ireland believes that every child in Ireland should have access to high-quality Early Years and School Age Care as a basic right. This means guaranteed provision for children in centres or in childminders’ homes within their own communities.

You can read our 4 Asks for Children by clicking here.

 

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