Recent Submissions

  • ChildLinks Issue 3: Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) - Encouraging Respect for Diversity 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2013)
    The Early Years Strategy (DCYA, 2013) states that respect for diversity, equity and inclusion are prerequisites for optimal development and learning. We know from research that children as young as two years of age are ...
  • ChildLinks Issue 2: Siolta and Aistear 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2013)
    This issue of ChildLinks is focused on the theme of Aistear. Quality early childhood care and education and quality curriculum are intrinsically linked. That is why, in the aftermath of the recent Prime Time exposé of ...
  • ChildLinks Issue 1: Bullying 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2013)
    Bullying has been a problem for children for many years. Recent research has shown that it continues to be a major concern for children. The Growing Up in Ireland study found that 40% of children aged 9 reported being ...