Early Years

Early Years

What is an Early Years Service?

Barnardos Early Years Services are warm, welcoming and engaging they support the children to learn, develop, and increase their readiness for school. 

Each service delivers the Tús Maith curriculum, which integrates two internationally proven programmes, HighScope and REDI, to maximise the developmental outcomes for children.

Evaluation of Tús Maith

An evaluation of Tús Maith programme was published by the Centre for Social and Educational Research (CSER), in collaboration with the UCD Geary Institute in 2013.

Tús Maith Evaluation - Executive Summary

The study demonstrated that children who participated in the Tús Maith programme achieved positive outcomes across a range of key domains, such as social, language and cognitive development.

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