Recent Submissions

  • ChildLinks Issue 3: Professionalisation of the Early Years Sector 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
    The issue of the professional status of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector in Ireland has been the subject of much discussion in recent years among both those working with young children and Government. ...
  • ChildLinks Issue 2: Empathy 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
    In this issue of ChildLinks we look at empathy, which can be defined in general terms as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. It is generally accepted that highly empathic people enjoy more successful, ...
  • 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 ...