Early Childhood Ireland Barometer 2022

When Early Childhood Ireland published our fifth national Barometer last week, the headline news was that 80% of people in Ireland believe that young children have a right to early years care and education, but this year’s poll also showed strong support for the 30,000 staff who work in settings every day.

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First Steps Outside: The Journey to Outdoor Education

In partnership with Maynooth University Froebel Department, we are delighted to present our webinar – First Steps Outside: The Journey to Outdoor Education.

This free webinar provides early years service providers and educators with evidence-informed perspectives and guidance to develop their services; education providers and researchers with access to current thinking on effective outdoor play practice; and policymakers, early years quality development agencies and inspectorates, with research evidence on the features of quality outdoor play in ECEC to inform policy, CPD and regulatory development.

Keynote Guest: Professor Helen Bilton, Professor of Outdoor Learning, University of Reading, UK.

Date: March 8, 7-8pm
Venue: Online – Zoom

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