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Publications 2000

National Children's Strategy - Children's Version - IrishAdobe PDF format document

National Children's Strategy - Children's Version - Irish

Published on 13 November 2000

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National Children's Strategy - Children's VersionAdobe PDF format document

National Children's Strategy - Children's Version

Published on 13 November 2000

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The National Children's Strategy: Executive Summary - IrishAdobe PDF format document

The National Children's Strategy: Executive Summary - Irish

Published on 30 September 2000

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The National Children's Strategy: Executive SummaryAdobe PDF format document

The National Children's Strategy: Executive Summary

Published on 30 September 2000

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Children First - Information LeafletAdobe PDF format document

Information Leaflet on steps to follow if there is a concern about child abuse.

Published on 27 September 2000

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Report of the Public Consultation Executive Summary - IrishAdobe PDF format document

Report of the Public Consultation: Executive Summary, for the National Children's Strategy An important part of the development of the National Children's Strategy was to listen to what the children and young people themselves had to say. The views of their parents and others who love and care for them, and those of the agencies providing the necessary supports and services to children and young people were also sought and are included in this report.

Published on 18 September 2000

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Report of the Public Consultation for the National Children's Strategy
Executive SummaryAdobe PDF format document

A critically important element in the development of the National Children's Strategy was to listen to what children and young peooeple themselves had to say. This was an innovative and new approach in the formulation of Government policy. The response to the public consultation held was extremely positive and indicated a strong desire among children to be heard. In all, some 2,500 children and young people took the opportunity to give their views. Letters and submissions from their parents and others who love and care for them, as well as from the various agencies providing the necessary supports and services, yielded a wealth of ideas and proposals. This report summarises the views and suggestions put forward.

Published on 18 September 2000

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Report to Children on the Public Consultation - IrishAdobe PDF format document

Report to Children on the Public Consultation for the National Children's Strategy. We asked you and children like you to tell us what Ireland is like as a place to grow up in and about what is important for the future. Your parents, teachers, care workers and other people who work in services for you also contacted the Minister for Children to let her know what they thought was important. This booklet brings together all those comments. These ideas helped to make a plan, called the National Children's Strategy, to make children's lives better over the next ten years.

Published on 18 September 2000

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Report to Children on the Public Consultation for the National Children's StrategyAdobe PDF format document

This booklet gives the ideas and comments of children and young people on what it is like to grow up in Ireland today and what they consider important for the future. The views of parents, teachers, care workers and other people working in children's services were also sought. All these ideas and comments helped to make the National Children's Strategy, an action plan to make children's lives better over the next 10 years.

Published on 18 September 2000

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Report of the Public Consultation for the National Children's StrategyAdobe PDF format document

A critically important element in the development of the National Children's Strategy was to listen to what children and young poeple themselves had to say. This was an innovative and new approach in the formulation of Government policy. The response to the public consultation held was extremely positive and indicated a strong desire among children to be heard. In all, some 2,500 children and young people took the opportunity to give their views. Letters and submissions from their parents and others who love and care for them, as well as from the various agencies providing the necessary supports and services, yielded a wealth of ideas and proposals. This report summarises the views and suggestions put forward.

Published on 18 September 2000

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Report of the Expert Working Group on ChildcareAdobe PDF format document

Chapters 1 to 8 and Appendices of the Report of the Expert Working Group on Childcare

Published in 2000

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We like this place...guidelines in best practice in the design of childcare facilitiesAdobe PDF format document

The range of childcare services varies from full day care, sessional, drop in centres and school age services. Regardless of which area of childcare you wish to cater for, or indeed if it is private, community or workplace, all will have one thing in common: The provision of a service that promotes the child's growth and development while at all times having due regard for his/her safety, health and well-being.

Published in 2000

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National Childcare CensusAdobe PDF format document

I greatly welcome the publication of the synthesis report of the 1999/2000 National Childcare Census which presents us with a national overview of group based childcare provision in Ireland. The Census gives us much needed baseline information essential for the continued development of the childcare sector.

Published in 2000

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