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 […]

Little Lámh Training Workshops

Better Finglas hosted two ‘Little Lámh’ workshops on 18th October which were attended by 30 local early years professionals. Little Lámh was developed as an introduction to using Lámh signs and for those who only require a small number of signs. We organised Little Lámh training to support early years professionals in Finglas who may be […]

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, […]

First Series of Aistear Workshops Completed

Better Finglas are currently delivering training to early years practitioners through a series of five Aistear workshops under the Pilot National Síolta Aistear Initiative.  The first group of practitioners to participate in the training completed the full course in May.  The feedback from the training was very positive with many of the settings making positive changes to their assessing and […]

Finglas Positive Wellness Week

On Wednesday 29th March, Better Finglas and Tusla staff attended a very successful open morning in Erin’s Isle GAA Club for Positive Wellness Week. They had a stand with information on various programmes offered by Better Finglas and other agencies; Baby Stay and Play groups, Baby Massage, Preparing For Life Mentoring, and Triple P Positive Parenting courses. Interest was […]

Parenting24seven Online Resource

Parenting24seven is an online resource, by the Child and Family Agency (Tusla), offering evidence based key messages on what works best for children and families in different stages of childhood and in different situations. It is a excellent source of information for parents or caregivers bringing up children of different ages; birth to 5 years, […]