Scéalta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog

Scéalta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog

Scealta – The Early Childhood Ireland Blog
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Our mighty mentors
Sinéad McCauley Lambe

Our Mighty Mentors

In our ongoing Shoulders of Giants series, Sinéad McAuley Lambe, Lecturer in Education and Placement Coordinator at Marino Institute reflects on the key role placement supervisors in early childhood settings play as they mentor, encourage and support students on placement and how, in her eyes, they are among the giants on whose shoulders we stand.

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Froebel Giants
Patsy Stafford

The Giant Whose Shoulders We All Stand On

In This Scéalta blog post Patsy Stafford, from Maynooth University outlines why she regards Fredrich Froebel as a giant on whose shoulders the early childhood sector stands, even if we have never heard of him.

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The Importance of Choice

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Importance of Choice

‘The giants in my life who probably have no idea how much they matter’. Paula Bradley, IT Administrator with Early Childhood Ireland describes the impact the early childhood educators in her children’s creche have on her as a parent. She discusses how the relationship and connection with the setting supports her family and ensures consistency between home and the setting.

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Catherine Mc Hugh

My Giant, Wendy Lee

In this week’s Scéalta Blog Catherine McHugh, Early Childhood Specialist with Early Childhood Ireland, discusses who ignited her love of learning stories as a way of capturing and documenting children’s learning. Catherine highlights the work of Wendy Lee and how Wendy became the giant who shoulders her love of documentation rested on!

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What not to expect when expecting
Gillian Moore

What not to expect when you are expecting

Continuing our Shoulders of Giants series, in this week’s Scéalta post, Gillian Moore, Strategic HR Manager with Early Childhood Ireland reflects on how her son Evan taught her how to be a mother and how, for this, he is her personal giant.

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Helen Bilton
Aoife Horgan

My Giant of the Outdoors – Professor Helen Bilton

In this week’s Scéalta blog post, Aoife Horgan, from Early Childhood Ireland, outlines why she is so delighted that Early Childhood Ireland is hosting a Zoom seminar, with Professor Helen Bilton, one of her Giants. She describes the work of Professor Bilton and why she inspires her.

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