• Choosing Childcare’ Free Information Event – 26th Oct

    Posted on October 25, 2016 by in News Updates

    This event, run by Barnardos Library & Information Service, is free and open to all parents, students and professionals and will include a talk from Heino Schonfeld (Early Years Development Manager at Barnardos) on ‘Choosing Childcare’.

    The talk will cover:

    • Types of childcare;
    • Overview of the preschool system in Ireland;
    • Siolta (National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education);
    • Aistear (Early Childhood Curriculum Framework);
    • Free Preschool Year and other types of subsidised early childhood care and education.

    A selection of free parenting booklets and resources will be also available in the library.

    Event Schedule:

    • 4:00 – 4:30pm: Registration & tea/coffee reception in the library/reception area.
    • 4:30 – 5:10pm: Talk from Heino Schonfeld
    • 5:10 – 5:20pm: Questions & answers / discussion.
    • 5:20 – 5:30pm: Move back to the library for collection of materials.


    Register Now


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