October 15, 2020: Pandemic raising opportunities and highlighting challenges for Dads COVID-19 is raising new opportunities and highlighting challenges for Dads – as their roles are changing more rapidly than at any other modern period. The changing roles and experiences of Dads were highlighted at a webinar Engaging Dads, Supporting Families, hosted by the Tallaght based Childhood Development […]
CDI are really looking forward to the IITD AWARDS 20 Ceremony online next Friday 25th September. CDI are shortlisted for an award for our Restorative Practices partnership with Professional Development Service for Teachers– wish us luck!
The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) is delighted to have secured the prestigious Marie Sklodowska – Curie Actions (MSCA) grant enabling us to undertake state of the art research on Parental Engagement and Relationships in Early Childhood (PEAR) starting in May 2020 to conclude in April 2022. Parental support and engagement in early years can have […]
On Sunday 29th December, that often dreary in-between period when most of us have eaten and drunk too much, and are wondering how on earth we will find the motivation and appetite to get through the required gluttony of New Years’ Eve, a group of volunteers from Tallaght hosted a party for almost 90 families […]
February 14, 2020: More than 5,000 children – 75% of all 0-5 year olds in Dublin 24 – have signed up to a local free book scheme being supported by Dolly Parton, since it was launched one year ago today. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL) project is being coordinated by the Tallaght based Childhood […]