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February 14, 2024

When is Quality not Quality?

When is Quality not Quality? The new ‘Quality Enhancement’ recording function on the MOSAIC Pedagogical Documentation System is now in full swing. Its launch in early February has been greeted…
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January 31, 2024

COMING SOON!

A Suitcase Full of Stories: Pedagogical Documentation for Early Education Aimed at Educators and Pedagogical Leaders, A Suitcase Full of Stories bridges the ‘theory to practice’ gap around pedagogical documentation…
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January 14, 2024

‘Want to’ Quality vs. ‘Have to’ Quality

This month sees the launch of the new ‘Quality Enhancement’ recording function on MOSAIC Educator. The word ‘Enhancement’ is purposefully used to signify the ongoing and sometimes overlooked actions that…

MOSAIC eLibrary

Whether you are an early childhood service provider, an educator, a student or a parent, our eLibrary houses a variety of information relating to early childhood practice, regulation and policy in one easy to access location. Choose the section you are interested in and click to download or view the information you need.

Early Childhood Services

Developing Policies, Procedures and Statements in Early Childhood Education and Care Services: Tusla

An Employers Guide to WRC Inspections

AIM Access and Inclusion Model

Nutrition Standards for Early Childhood Services New Nutrition Standards (April 2023), have been developed by the Department of Children in collaboration with Healthy Ireland and the Department of Health, to inform the development and implementation of Healthy Eating Policy and practice in Early Childhood Services. This is to ensure agreement on the promotion of healthy foods and drinks in main meals, snacks and celebrations in partnership with children, parents, service providers and the wider community.

Sections in the document include healthy eating guidelines, meal and snack requirements, nutritional standards and menu plans.

Special Educational Needs

An Epilepsy Resource for Pre-Schools, Schools and Colleges

‘Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs to make Successful Transitions’ – is a guide written by the National Council for Special Education and contains Practical Transition Guidelines for Pre-Schools and Schools

Child Health and Well-being

Your child’s immunisation. A guide for parents

Nutrition Standards for Early Childhood Services New Nutrition Standards (April 2023), have been developed by the Department of Children in collaboration with Healthy Ireland and the Department of Health, to inform the development and implementation of Healthy Eating Policy and practice in Early Childhood Services. This is to ensure agreement on the promotion of healthy foods and drinks in main meals, snacks and celebrations in partnership with children, parents, service providers and the wider community.

Sections in the document include healthy eating guidelines, meal and snack requirements, nutritional standards and menu plans.

National Childcare Scheme

For more information:
– Go to ncs.gov.ie;
– Contact the Parent Centre on 01 906 8530 open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday,;
– Or, contact your local County/City Childcare Committee (CCC).

Periodicals

Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2018 2019 – Early Childhood

Ebook – Childlinks – Suicide and Families (Issue 2, 2011)

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 3, 2015) Children and Inequality

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 1, 2018) Trauma

Ebook – Childlinks (Issue 2, 2014) Parental Mental Health

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 1, 2017) The Home Learning Environment

Ebook – ChildLinks – Men in Early Years Care and Education (Issue 1, 2012)

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 3, 2013) Equality and Diversity in Early Childhood Care and Education

Ebook – ChildLinks – Inspections in Early Childhood Education and Care

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 3, 2017) Professionalisation of the Early Years Sector

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 1, 2015) Language Development in the Early Years

Ebook – ChildLinks – Children with Additional Needs (Issue 3, 2012)

Ebook – ChildLinks – The Implementation of Aistear (Issue 2, 2013)

Ebook – ChildLinks – Children and the Arts (Issue 2, 2019)

Ebook – ChildLinks – Diverse Families (Issue 2 – 2018)

Ebook – ChildLinks – Bullying (Issue 1, 2013)

 Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 2, 2017) Empathy

Ebook – ChildLinks – Children and the Digital World (Issue 3, 2018)

Ebook – ChildLinks – Infant Mental Health (Issue 2, 2012)

Ebook – ChildLinks – Childrens Risky Play (Issue 3, 2011)

Ebook – ChildLinks – Parenting Support Programmes (Issue 3, 2019)

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 1, 2014) Children’s Health

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 2, 2015) Play

Ebook – ChildLinks (Issue 3, 2016) Homelessness

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