National Frameworks

Síolta and Aistear establish principles that all early childhood services in Ireland work towards.


Aistear is a curriculum framework for children from birth to 6 years.

Síolta Quality Assurance Programme (QAP) - Delivered by ECI

Supporting settings through the formal Síolta QAP.

AistearSíolta Practice Guide

The Practice Guide includes a range of resources to help practitioners to critically reflect on their curriculum and to identify what works well
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