Better Start National Early Years Quality Development is a national initiative to promote and enhance inclusive high-quality Early Learning and Care (ELC) for children from birth to six years of age in Ireland.
The application process for AIM Level 4 (expert early years educational advice and support) for the 2021/22 pre-school year is now open on Early Years Hive.
Quality Development Service
The Quality Development Service provides mentoring and coaching to Early Learning and Care settings, enhancing quality practice and positive outcomes for children from birth to six years.
Access and Inclusion Model
AIM helps ensure that children with disabilities can access and participate in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme.
Better Start provides mentoring and coaching based on the Síolta and Aistear Frameworks, to Early Learning and Care settings in a coherent and consistent way, so that those settings are of high quality and deliver positive outcomes for children.National Frameworks
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Source: Better Start Customer Service Survey (October 2019)
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