Pressing Pause: Reconfiguring Childcare, Policy and Practice

Coming up in October! Conference: Pressing Pause: Reconfiguring Childcare, Policy and Practice When: Wednesday, October 25th, 2023, 2pm—6pm, followed by an informal reception. Where: Buswell’s Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Who should attend: Early years educators, educators, researchers, policy-makers, and anyone passionate about early years education. Speakers: Professor Noirin Hayes, Adjunct professor at Trinity College Dublin. Mark Considine, Department of […]

Putting Children First: CDI’s Pre-Budget 2024 Submission Prioritises Ireland’s Most Vulnerable

  Putting Children First: CDI’s Pre-Budget Submission Prioritises Ireland’s Most Vulnerable The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) Advocates for Children’s Rights and Wellbeing The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) is taking a strong stance for Ireland’s most vulnerable with its pre-budget 2024 submission, presenting five key priorities and recommendations to the Irish Government for Budget 2024. Addressing […]

Exciting News! We’ve been awarded the Highest-level Q Mark!

  Exciting News: CDI Awarded Highest-Level Q Mark for Quality Standards! Delivering Excellence in Services for Children, Families, and Communities We have some great news to share! CDI has recently achieved the highest-level Q Mark in recognition of our commitment to maintaining top-quality standards in everything we do. Receiving the Q Mark is a tremendous […]

Eyes on Europe: Seeking Erasmus+ Partners

      Partner up with us under Erasmus+ Funding We are Seeking Erasmus+ Partners. We are looking for EU organisations to do an exchange of learning and training under the Erasmus+ funding Programme.  CDI is an Irish non-profit organisation dedicated improving health, educational and social outcomes for children and young people in Ireland.  Our […]

Free Family Fun Day!

See photos from this event here Free Family Fun Day! Magic Show, Puppet Show, Drawing, Bingo, Stories and lots more! 11am — 2pm, Saturday 10th December 2022 County Library, Tallaght Square A fun-filled day for families with children aged 0 — 8 years. Help us celebrate the delivery of 200,000 books to Tallaght Children through […]