Scéalta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog

Scéalta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog

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National Pyjama Day
Máire Corbett

PJ Day: The past, the present and the future

I find it really hard to imagine that Early Childhood Ireland’s National Pyjama Day is in its 18th year! Where did all those years go? It started on an ordinary day at the then National Children’s Nurseries Association office in Bluebell when we were chatting about the RTE People in Need Telethon and wondering if

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Evelyn Egan

Promoting Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) with Stones

In this week’s Scéalta blog post Dr Evelyn Egan looks at the potential of stones to support children to explore creativity and Inquiry Based Learning, with lovely ideas for summer explorations, that can also be used later in the year too.

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Máire Corbett

Unsung Heroes

As Early Childhood Ireland seeks nominations for the Pedagogical Leader of the Year Award 2021, Máire Corbett reflects on what it means to be a leader and how this year has shown.

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Milica Atanackovic

A Scéalta to Lilian

In this week’s Scéalta, Milica Atanackovic, pays tribute to Early Childhood Ireland’s early childhood specialist Lilian Joyce as she retired last week from the research and professional learning team after a lengthy career in early learning and care. Milica reflects on Lilian’s journey and contribution to the sector, educators and children.

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Mary Hickey

The power of children’s postcards

In this weeks Scealta Mary Hickey from Bessborough Early Years Cork, shares with us how children can inspire and how a simple idea from a small child developed into a heart-warming community response. All this happened during lockdown, toddlers made a community smile.

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