Cover Story: A lot to learn

With preschooling now identified as a highly critical time in a child's educational growth, more attention needs to be paid to early learning, writes Fiona Kelly.

14th July, 2012
Kacper Tockas and Leah McNally in Fledglings Early Years in Tallaght. Photo: Feargal Ward

Montessori, HighScope, Early Years Strategy. Start Strong, Síolta, Aistear: when it comes to early childhood education in Ireland, it's not just the kids who have a whole lot of catching-up to do. Parents looking to make the most of their child's free preschool year of education have their work cut out if they want to inform themselves as to the choices available in early years education.

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