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The Growing Child Programme is designed to support and educate parents on how their children will learn and develop in the early years. It is delivered to you in your own home each month by a Family Visitor. You will find your Family Visitor is well informed, very supportive and respectful. The monthly home visit provides you with the opportunity to:

- Understand about your child's stage of development
- Learn how to encourage this development
- Talk about your child's achievements
- Discuss any concerns you may have

By participating in Lifestart's Growing Child Programme, you receive:

- Monthly home visits
- Growing Child information which is just right for your child;s stage of development
- Health and Safty Information
- News about events and services in your community

Lifestart is available in Sligo/Leitrim, Donegal and newly available in Monaghan

For more information take a look at this video about the Lifestart Growing Child Programme

 

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By visiting this website you are accepting the terms of our Website Privacy Policy. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.

Collection and use of Information
Types of information:
“Personal Data”
This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and may include your name, address, email address, telephone number and date of birth, if you are registered with us for QQI training purposes. Personal data is only submitted in circumstances where it is voluntarily submitted to National Childhood Network Limited.

“Non-Personal Data”
National Childhood Network gathers statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, user IP addresses, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.

National Childhood Network fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal data about you on our website without your clear permission. Any personal data which you volunteer to National Childhood Network will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with The Data Protection Acts and the laws of Ireland.

National Childhood Network does not collect identifying information about you, such as your name, address, telephone number or email address, unless you voluntarily submit that information to us, by email, online forms or other means. We treat all identifying information you submit to us as confidential and do not pass this information to third parties. We will provide details of the purpose of the information collected when it is provided. This information will not be used beyond the purpose specified at the time of collection. Your personal data may be anonymised and used for statistical purposes.

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order with us to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

If at any time after giving us personal data you decide that you no longer wish us to hold or use this information, or in the case that the information becomes out of date, you are free to notify us, and we will remove or rectify the information within a reasonable time and in accordance with legislative requirements. We will work to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information that you give us.

You acknowledge and agree that in certain circumstances we may be obliged to disclose personal data relating to you to third parties, for example, QQI for training purposes,  The HSE to notify them of Healthy Ireland Pre-school Services, in order to conform to any requirements of law or to comply with any legal process, as well as to protect and defend the rights of property of National Childhood Network, our licensors and/or our other customers.You acknowledge and agree that in certain circumstances we may be obliged to disclose personal data relating to you to third parties, for example, QQI for training purposes,  The HSE to notify them of Healthy Ireland Pre-school Services, in order to conform to any requirements of law or to comply with any legal process, as well as to protect and defend the rights of property of National Childhood Network, our licensors and/or our other customers.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to inform our work reports when monitoring  use of our website and the number of applications made through the website for training purposes as well as the sale of resources.

Cookies
Cookies are files which are transferred to your computer’s hard disk by a website. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information which you need when you visit a website. National Childhood Network  uses cookies to monitor our website traffic, to ensure better service levels and in order to provide you with certain features such as the customised delivery of certain information. To prevent the use of cookies you should activate the facility which is available in most web browsers that enables a user to deny or accept cookies.

Security
National Childhood Network take our security responsibilities seriously, employing the most appropriate physical and technical measures, including staff training and awareness. These measures are reviewed regularly.

Amendments
This privacy statement will be the subject of change and the use of information that we gather shall be subject to the privacy notice in effect from time to time. It shall be your own responsibility to check our website and this statement frequently to see recent changes.

Disclaimer
National Childhood Network are bound by the legislation from the Data Commissioner‘s Office and regularly seek guidance and assistance in maintaining a system of privacy that meets our organisational needs.

National Childhood Network Board Members, employees, servants and agents, affiliates or other representatives and their respective parent and subsidiary companies, shall not be liable in respect of any claims, emergencies, demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses, including without limitation, reasonable legal fees and costs of proceedings arising out of or in connection with the use and/or dissemination of personal information relating to you in accordance with this privacy statement and your consents.

You should be aware that where you link to another website from the National Childhood Network website,that National Childhood Network  has no control over that other website. National Childhood Network has no responsibility for the privacy practices of other websites.

Our data collection process is open and transparent, should you wish to seek additional information or clarification on any point raised within this Privacy Statement please contact a member of the National Childhood Network Staff by telephoning 047 72469, via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post National Childhood Network, Unit10D, Mtek Building 1, Armagh Road, Monaghan. H18 PT67.

 

 

QQI Level 6 - Early Childhood Care and Education - 6M2007

The NCN Training Office has a validated programme of training at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications called http://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/ProgrammeDetails?programmeCode=PG23561

The programme consists of eight modules and is flexible in that a learner can join the programme for as many or as few modules as they need. The programme consists of the following:- 

 

Child Development                

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Early Childhood Curriculum

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Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies
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Work Practice 6N1947
Communications 6N1950
Supervision in Early Childhood Care  6N1973
Early Childhood Arts and Culture 6N1936
Special Needs Assisting 6N1957

                      
            

This programme is designed to give early years practitioners and/or those who have completed QQI level 5 5M2009, the knowledge, skills and competence to work as Managers/ Supervisors/ Room Supervisor in a variety of early childhood settings,  The course will ensure that learners develop good practice in the provision of quality early childhood care and education. Learners will also develop skills to enable them to work both independently and as room leaders/ supervisors providing direction for other Early Childhood practitioners.