By Josephine Donohoe and Frances GaynorCompletely revised and updated edition of this well-established textbook, which details all recent changes in Government policy and legislation within the area of childcare.
New to this edition: Describes the implementation of Aistear, the NCCA curriculum framework for children from birth to six years
Introduces Síolta, the quality assurance framework, which establishes the quality standards for the early childhood sector
Includes essential information relevant to the Irish childcare situation
Provides a strong and integrated focus on policies, laws and services within the context of Irish childcare
Diversity is a central theme again throughout this new edition
Contains class exercises in the form of case studies, scenarios, activities and discussion topics in all sections