Conference of the Parent Engagement Research Project (PEAR EC)

The final conference of the Parent Engagement Research Project (PEAR EC) took place on the 5th of April. Liz Kerrins (Early Childhood Ireland) addressed the role of early years educators in the establishment of partnerships with parents in early learning and development. You can find her presentation here.  Clara Barata (University of Coimbra), Catarina Castro […]


CDI is Great Place to Work Certified!

CDI is Great Place to Work Certified! This means we have made a long-term commitment to developing high-trust and performance cultures in our organisation. For more information please visit: https://www.greatplacetowork.ie/




Staff Grade Speech and Language Therapist

Under the Government’s Area Based Childhood Programme (ABC), the Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) are recruiting a Staff Grade Speech and Language Therapist to support the development and implementation of CDI’s work to improve outcomes for children.  This is an exciting opportunity to deliver early intervention and prevention services and work with small case loads in […]


Parent Carer Facilitator

Are you interested in supporting parents and making a difference to the lives of children? The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) has been supporting parents and building parental capacity for over ten years through the role of Parent Carer Facilitator (PCF) in Early Learning and Care (ELC) services in the Tallaght area.   We are now seeking […]



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