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17 Jun, 2020

Resources for parents to support their child’s learning and development

Support Materials for Parents Parents are the most important people in their children’s early lives. The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has produced a number of resources that contain lots of ideas, suggestions and practical examples of how parents can support their children’s learning and development in the early years. These resources are available […]

15 Jun, 2020

Information for parents on supporting your baby’s learning and development

Here are some great ideas from the First 5 website to help you support your baby’s learning and development Click on the images for a better view or download the PDFs by just clicking the link below info-for-parents Tá an t-eolas ar fáil  anseo i nGaeilge fosta leidleathanach_thuismitheoir_babaithe  For more information from First 5 on […]

15 Jun, 2020

Creative ideas to support little ones learning at home

More creative ideas from First 5 on how you can support your pre-school child’s learning at home. Here is one about making puppets from bits and pieces lying round the house. An activity like this helps to develop imagination, language, problem solving and creative skills. https://first5.gov.ie/userfiles/video/puppets.mp4   And here is another lovely video on imaginative […]

7 May, 2020

Interested learners – top tips for parents of 10 – 12 year olds

By the age of 10-12 years our children know what they are interested in. If we can tap into this we can help them learn in all sorts of ways. Ordinary everyday tasks also help them to learn. You can find lots of learning activities on http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/activities/10-12 Ages and stages At this age children use language […]

7 May, 2020

Learning in everyday life – top tips for parents of 8-9 year olds

Here are some more ideas from http://helpmykidlearn.ie/ this time for parents and guardians of 8-9 year olds. Children learn in so many ways in everyday life. There are lots of learning activities available too, http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/activities/8-9 for talking, playing, reading, writing and counting. Top Tips Listen to your child. Encourage them to tell you about things that interest them. […]

4 Sep, 2019

The Parent/Child relationship is key – learning at home

  Right from when they are born your children are learning. You can do a lot to help them learn and here are some great ideas from the Tusla Parenting24Seven website And here they are as PDFs Helping_your_young_child_with_maths Tipsheet_for_parents_literacy If you want to find out more about the key messages for you and your child […]

17 Jan, 2019

Great new courses from Inishowen Development Partnership

Here are some of the new courses available from Inishowen Development Partnership January 2019 – IT Courses Food Safety HACCP CIEH L2 Feb 9th Allergen Workshop Jan 2019 START YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE -SYOB – Course Outline – SG- 5th 6th Feb 2019 For more information contact Denise McCool Community Development/Education Officer Inishowen Development Partnership […]