Interagency Evaluation Report – April 2018

Interagency is one of the five programme strands within the overall Better Finglas Programme. Interagency has been really important to both the creation and ongoing development of Better Finglas as many local and national organisations are actively involved in the wider consortium and within the current oversight structures. In order to evaluate this type of collaborative […]

Home Visiting Training

Better Finglas delivered training for local Early Years Practitioners and Home School Community Liaison Teachers on home visiting.  This training was funded by Tusla under the Parental Participation Seed Funding.  The training was delivered to support professionals in working in partnership with parents and to carry out home visits.  Training was delivered by Marian Baker, […]

National Síolta Aistear Initiative

The National Síolta Aistear Initiative is a new national training programme designed to support the coordinated roll-out of Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework and Síolta: the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education.  Under this strand, the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) have developed 10 hours of workshops to support early years practitioners’ understanding […]

Preparing for Baby Workshops

Are you pregnant and living in Dublin 11? There are free workshops now running in your area through a community based midwife service. Our community midwife runs ‘Preparing for Baby’  workshops in the community every Monday afternoon in the Wellmount Health Centre, Wellmount Road, Finglas. Topics covered in the workshops include, Healthy Pregnancy Preparing for labour and birth Caring […]

Steps to School Photobook

As part of our work with local preschools and primary schools to support children’s transition from preschool to primary school, Better Finglas has created the ‘Steps to School Photobook’. This is a picture book with photos of local schools to help children engage in conversations about going to primary school. The Home School Community Liaison Coordinators were […]