Young Ballymun

ABC National Learning Event on 15th June

The ABC sites came together on June 15th in the NCI to raise awareness and celebrate the work of the ABC’s across the country. This was a well attended event with staff from the ABC’s alongside our partners in the statutory, community and educational sectors. …

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Ballymun Schools Network Play Therapy Project

Organisations in the Ballymun area along with the Primary Principals Network identified the need for one to one  / group play therapy for vulnerable children in Primary school. This need has been highlighted further by the disruption of the Covid 19 pandemic. This need was …

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Circle of Security International June 2022 Training

Youngballymun are delighted to announce that we are planning a Dublin training with Circle of Security International June 2022 Training opportunity.  As with everything these days, there is a plan A and a plan B.  All of the details can be found on the Circle …

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Our Story Sacks programme returned online

While we all miss our face to face groups, having story sacks online meant parents and families got the opportunity to have children involved in creation of their story sacks projects, further building on strengthening the relationship between parents and children. Story Sacks ran online …

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The Hug Your Book© Programme

The Hug Your Book© Programme is a family literacy evidence-based programme for parents developed by Lána McCarthy (lana@youngballymun.org)  for Youngballymun.  It can be delivered by Adult Literacy Tutors, Speech and Language Therapists, Home School Community Liaison Teachers, Early Years Practitioners, basically anyone with an understanding …

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Youngballymun is currently researching parental engagement

The Irish Research Council is currently funding Lána McCarthy through their Employment Based Programme in partnership with Trinity College, Dublin and Youngballymun to complete a four-year PhD study. The research is an exploration into the multiple perspectives of parents and practitioners on parental engagement strategies …

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Youngballymun hosts another successful Oral Language Forum

The Oral Language Forum was held online on Tuesday the 9th of November. Over twenty practitioners from HSE Speech and language Therapy Departments,   school principals and Home School Community liaison Teachers, Early Years Practitioners, Adult Literacy educators and Members of the ABC consortium attended. For this forum, Aoife O’Shea and Pauline Frizelle presented …

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