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    • ChildLinks Issue 1: National Children's Strategy 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2001)
      As you know, the National Children’s Strategy was published in November last year. Based on a very broad consultation programme which - for the first time - included children, the Strategy is now government policy and ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Nature-based Preschools 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2021)
      Spending time in natural outdoor environments offers many positive physiological and psychological benefits for us all, reducing stress and increasing our general feeling of well-being. For children, the opportunities for ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Parenthood; Changing Roles, New Challanges 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2002)
      This edition of ChildLinks joins the campaign by exploring aspects of parenting and family life in today’s Ireland. Following the publication of the report of the Commission on the Family, Strengthing Families for Life ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: School Age Childcare 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      While the school age childcare (SAC) sector in Ireland is one of the fastest growing services provided for school-going children, it has developed in an unregulated and largely ad hoc manner. Having been overlooked for ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: The Adoption Bill 2009 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      It is timely that this issue of ChildLinks deals with the topic of Adoption and Fostering since both have received media attention in recent weeks. The Adoption Bill 2009 is expected to be passed into law in May 2010. ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: The Home Learning Environment 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      The home learning environment (HLE) concerns any activities that parents carry out with their children to support learning. This might include interactions that encourage learning opportunities, practices and activities ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: The Siolta Quality Assurance Process 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Welcome to the summer edition of ChildLinks, which is focused on sharing insights about the implementation of Síolta. As readers will know, Síolta is the government’s national quality framework for the early years sector. ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Working with Fathers 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      The first years in a child’s life are the most critical in terms of learning and development. Children's developmental needs at this stage are time-bound, if they go unfulfilled in these early years, it is difficult ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1:Trauma 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      This issue of ChildLinks look at how trauma can impact on children’s daily life and their ability to function and interact with others. Children who are exposed to traumatic events may experience a wide range of consequences ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1998)
      The parenting children receive is a cornerstone for their emotional and social well-being. Their experiences within the family have a profound influence on the quality of relationships they form with others, including ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1999)
      This issue of Childlinks looks at sex offerders, the register of sex offenders, treatment of sex offenders and preventing child abuse via prevention programmes.
    • ChildLinks Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1994)
      There have been several interesting developments in relation to the National Children's Resource Centre since the first issue Of Childlinks. The first anniversary of the Centre was celebrated with the publication of the ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Article 42A of the Constitution of Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
      In the 50 years that Barnardos has been working with children in Ireland, the country has been through many changes. Since 1962, everything from our landscape, to the food we eat and the way we live our lives, has changed ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Barnardos' School Costs Survey 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      As we begin the new academic year, parents across the country are facing the high costs of educating their children. Education is not free in Ireland. That is the overwhelming message from parents who took the 2016 Barnardos’ ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Child Protection 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      The theme of this issue of Childlinks is Child Protection. As I write this editorial, the Government has announced the Childcare (pre-school services) regulations 2006. Barnardos welcomes the inclusion of requirements that ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Child Protection 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Welcome to the autumn edition of Childlinks which focuses on Child Protection. Insight into the current state of the child protection system is provided in the Ombudsman for Children’s Office investigation of Children ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Children & Loss 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
      The issue of child poverty is still very prevalent in Ireland today. Although in many cases it is hidden poverty in that it is not as visible or public as the effects say of the famine on the children in Niger, nonetheless ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Children and the Arts 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2019)
      This issue of ChildLinks looks at the impact of the arts on the lives of children. Arts experiences offer children the opportunity to immerse themselves in creative learning with complete freedom of expression, supporting ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Children with Special Needs 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2003)
      Children Living Without is the title of an advocacy and public awareness campaign focusing on child poverty which is currently being run by Barnardos. Children going to school hungry e Children going to school with ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Children's Mental Health 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      According to the World Health Organization, fear, worry and stress are normal responses to perceived or real threats, and at times when we are faced with uncertainty or the unknown. It is no wonder then that the COVID-19 ...