Advocacy

As Ireland’s leading representative organisation of early years care and education, Early Childhood Ireland provides its membership with advocacy services to better shape the systems, policies and practices that impact on the lives of young children.

Advocacy

What we do

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Advocacy 

Early Childhood Ireland is the leading advocate for children in Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare in Ireland.

Providing Evidence

In summer 2020, Early Childhood Ireland completed a new qualitative interview project with our members.

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Childcare Barometer

The Childcare Barometer seeks to track public attitudes to early years care and education.

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Summing It Up: The ECI Stats Series

These infographics give statistics on children in Ireland, children in the early years sector, staff and settings in the sector.

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Annual Government Spending

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Policy Submissions

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Advocacy News

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Advocacy 

Early Childhood Ireland is the leading advocate for children in Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare in Ireland.

Providing Evidence

In summer 2020, Early Childhood Ireland completed a new qualitative interview project with our members.

Childcare Barometer

The Childcare Barometer seeks to track public attitudes to early years care and education.

Summing It Up: The ECI Stats Series

These infographics give statistics on children in Ireland, children in the early years sector, staff and settings in the sector.

Annual Government Spending

Read the latest advocacy news

Policy Submissions

Read our policy submissions to Government.

Advocacy News

Read the latest advocacy news