• FREE Parents’ Information Event ‘Choosing Childcare’

    Posted on September 28, 2016 by in News Updates

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    Date & Time:  Wed 26th Oct | 4pm – 5.30pm

    Location: Library & Information Service, CCSQ ground floor

    This event, run by Barnardos Library & Information Service, is free and open to all parents, students and professionals.  The event, which will be held at Barnardos National Office in Christchurch Square, will include a talk from Heino Schonfeld (Early Years Development Manager at Barnardos) on ‘Choosing Childcare’.  The talk will cover information regarding:

    – 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.

    Event Schedule:

    • 4:00 – 4:30pm: Registration & tea/coffee reception in the library/reception area.  A selection of free parenting booklets and resources will be available in the library.
    • 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.

    Attendees can also avail of a selection of free parenting booklets and resources which will be available in the library.

    Free event but booking is essential.

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