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Press release, 14/11/2010: Early childhood care and education sh ould be an essential part of our recovery. PDF document

Early childhood care and education should be an essential part of our recovery, says Start Strong. Read more

Press release, 16/11/2010: Government needs to prioritise young children PDF document

Start Strong, an advocacy organisation campaigning for young children’s care and education, today called on the Government to prioritise young children in the forthcoming budget and financial plans. Read more

Invitation, 09/11/2010: Launch of Children 2020

You are invited to join us at the launch of our report on a vision for the future of children's early care and education in Ireland - Children 2020: Planning Now, for the Future. Read more

Blog, 29/06/2010: Early Years Strategy in Northern Ireland

The day after our national consultation meeting on 24th June, the draft Early Years (0-6) Strategy was released for consultation in Northern Ireland. We look forward to having a long-term plan for early care and education in the Republic of Ireland. Read more

21/04/2010: Consultation on a vision for early childhood education and care in Ireland in 2020.

Start Strong recently began a consultation process on a vision for early childhood education and care in Ireland in 2020. Share your views with us. Read more

Press release, 10/12/2009: Start Strong says Budget 2010 was wasted opportunity PDF document

Start Strong described Budget 2010 as a 'wasted opportunity'. Instead of using this opportunity to lay the foundations for a smart economy and future generations, cut-backs were made which will impact on the lives of children. Read more

Start Strong Launch Event, 26/11/2009: Photo Coverage

Photos and video from the launch of Start Strong with Barry Andrews, TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Read more

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