Scéalta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog

Scéalta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog

Scealta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog
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Máire Corbett

Multilingualism Matters

In our Scéalta blog post this week, as we launch the OWL Provocation Pack, Early Childhood Ireland’s Máire Corbett reminds us of the Scéalta series on Heritage languages we featured last year. She outlines each of the blog posts with the key message from each.

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Lauraine Giacovazzi

Beyond Words

Early Childhood Ireland’s vision sees every child thriving and learning. Achieving this means that child safeguarding is a significant priority across all aspects of our work, internally as well as externally. Is this Scéalta blog post, Early Childhood Ireland’s Lauraine Giacovazzi writes about why this is a key priority for all those who work with or have any interaction with children.

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Mercy Family Centre

Our Land of creativity

Early Childhood Ireland member, the Mercy Family Centre in Dublin, were delighted to recently take part in the RTÉ This is Art project. In this Scéalta post, Our Land of Creativity, they describe the collaborative process through which they developed their project, involving parents and families as well as the School Age Care children in their setting.

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Anna McQuinn

Choosing books

In Scéalta this week, children’s book author Anna McQuinn makes timely suggestions about what to bear in mind when choosing books for babies, toddlers and young children.

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Máire Corbett

Pandemic babies: Tiny Social Circles

In our Scéalta blog post this week, Early Childhood Ireland’s Máire Corbett considers how to support children whose communication skills have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, as they start their ECCE years shortly.

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Anne Macken

Reggio Emilia International Study Tour: Nothing without joy

Anne Macken, Manager of Happy Days Creche, in Co Tipperary tells of how she was inspired by her recent visit to Reggio Emilia through the Reggio Children Project, funded by National Pyjama Day. She discusses the importance of respect for children, educators and their environments and the importance of joy in our work with children and their families.

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