Downloadable Resources


2011 Updated Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children

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Children with Special Educational Needs: Information Booklet for Parents

Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016

Directory of Services for Children in Kildare and West Wicklow

Diversity & Equality Guidelines for Childcare Providers

Food & Nutritional Guidelines for Pre-school Services 

Guide to Infection Prevention and Control for Childcare facilities - An Information Booklet for Childcare Workers 

Guidelines on Outdoor Play Facilities for Preschool Services

Guidelines on the Individual Educational Plan Process (IEP), NCSE

Making it all add up: a Sustainability Resource for Childcare Providers

Management of Infectious Disease in Childcare Facilities and Other Childcare Settings

National Standards for Pre-School Services

National Guidelines for Childminders Revised August 2008 

Our Children First, A Parent’s Guide to the National Child Protection Guidelines

Our Duty to Care, Facts Sheet 

Parent’s Guide to Childcare Regulations

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year- English

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year- Irish

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year- Russian

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year - French

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year- Spanish

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year- Hindi

Parents Guide to Free Preschool Year- Polish

Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2016-2017

Questions Asked to Tusla, Early Years Inspectorate from the Early Years SectorSiolta A Guide For Parents 

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State of the Nation’s Children Report: Ireland 2012

 TUSLA Inspection Templates

We Like This Place, Best Practice in Design of Childcare Facilities 

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