Early Childhood Education and Care Policy: Country Note for Ireland (2004)
The Country Note for Ireland is the outcome of an intensive review of early childhood policies and services in Ireland by an OECD review team for five days in November 2002. Chapter 1 of the report outlines the framework of OECD early childhood education and care (ECEC) reviews. Chapter 2 presents an overview of the early childhood education and care system in Ireland.Chapter 3, entitled Policy Issues Arising from the Visit, is analytic and discursive in emphasis. Chapter 4 puts forward for consideration by the Irish authorities a number of suggestions and recommendations.
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