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Síolta - Standard 2 - Environments

Síolta - Research Digest Standard 2 Environments

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Enriching Environments both indoor and outdoor (including materials and equipment) are well-maintained, safe available, accessible, adaptable developmentally appropriate and offer a wide variety of challenging and stimulating experiences.


National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (2004). Towards a Framework for Early Learning – A Consultative Document. Dublin: National Council for Curriculum and Assessment.

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Barnardos with NCN formerly BCCN (2015). Spaces to be me in Early Years Services

Spaces to Be Me supports Early Childhood Educators with the ideas, knowledge and resources needed to provide quality environments for the children with whom they work. The book looks at the impact of environments on children.

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Aistear Síolta Practice Guide

Creating and Using the Learning Environment.

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More Useful Environment Resources

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