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Reflective Practice in Early Childhood Settings

Here is the link to the recording of the Reflective Practice in Early Childhoos Settings which was recorded on the 8 September 2021 for those delivering the programmes leading to the new ELC awards. 


Useful Materials and Templates

Here are materials and tamplates that you may find helpful for pre and post course engagement with staff


Suggested communication schedule

Suggested registration text and questions

Suggested pre-course email

Suggested pre-session email

Suggested post-session email

Suggested session evaluation questions

Suggested post-course email 

Suggested course final evaluation questions

Using Microsoft forms

Setting up a Microsoft Teams class

Using Mentimeter

Using Zoom - tips and tricks 


Resources for ELC

The following books, published by Boru Press, may be useful as a resource for those teaching on the programme validated by QQI, for use in ETBs, and leading to the NFQ level 5 Early Learning and Care Award. Please check out Boru Press for more information.

Session 6 - Integrating Literacy Awareness

Here are the materials you will need for Session 6 Integrating Literacy Awareness


Plan and timings for the session

Integrating Literacy Awareness PowerPoint Presentation



HO 6.1 Assessing literacy and numeracy needs in your group: sample activity