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“Surplus safety” preventing learning

April 6, 2014

300 delegates at Early Childhood Ireland conference in Croke Park are warned that a "Surplus safety” attitude to child play is preventing children from learning while obesity has reached a “tipping point" in Ireland

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Our response to capital funding announcement

April 5, 2014

CEO of Early Childhood Ireland opens conference with criticism of capital funding scheme announced yesterday which leaves 70% of the early childhood sector out in the cold.

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Early Childhood Ireland statement on new Learner Fund

March 26, 2014

Statement from Teresa Heeney, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland in relation to announcement of Learner Fund today.

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A letter on behalf of our members to the Minister

February 20, 2014

Please click to read the full text of our letter to Frances Fitzgerald TD, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.

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