The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education

Síolta Manuals

Síolta is designed to allow early childhood care and education (ECCE) settings to evaluate their level of quality provision and to determine the quality of the service they are providing. Síolta does this by recognising elements of practice that are successful within the setting, as well as identifying aspects in need of attention and improvement. In this way, it acts as a tool to promote continuous quality improvement and planning.

The user manuals contain the core elements of Síolta. Each manual focuses on one of the following settings:
  • Full and Part-time Daycare
  • Sessional Services
  • Infant Classes
  • Childminding

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