Additional Quality Supports

Better Start Quality Development Service

The Better Start Quality Development Service is an additional resource to support and drive quality improvement. It provides a highly skilled and experienced Early Years Specialist team to work directly in a mentoring capacity with Early Years services. 

For further information on Better Start click below.

Access and Inclusion Model (AIM)

The Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access and meaningfully participate in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme. Find out by clicking below.

Síolta and Aistear

Aistear is the National Curriculum Framework for children from birth to six years in Ireland. 

Síolta, the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education.