November 22, 2020

Reflective Practice Training Tools and Approaches to Build Reflection into your Daily Practice. 26th November

Reflective Practice Training Tools and approaches to build reflection into your daily practice. Our Quality Services, Better Outcomes Training Is Back! Reflective Practice is about learning through experience. By reflecting on how we’re doing our job, we shape and inform better working practices going forward. Exploring and analysing our practice, including our feelings and perceptions, helps us to better understand what is happening, how we are working, and how we can improve. If you are interested in improving your practice through reflection, book now to join us on November 26th, 2020. For a limited time, we’re offering a special price for our […]
November 20, 2020

Supporting the emotional development of babies and young children – 2nd December 2020

“Over the last number of years that has been an increasing and  very welcome focus on supporting the emotional development as well as the physical development of babies and young children. The use of the Infant Mental Health approach is gradually becoming embedded in the supports that are provided in pregnancy and early childhood. The Prevention and Early Intervention Network (PEIN) is delighted to present a webinar Wednesday 2nd December from 10 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. ‘Supporting the emotional development of babies and young children: an introduction to the concept and application of Infant Mental Health’ The webinar will give participants: An overview […]
November 20, 2020

Know Your Rights – A Guide to Children’s European Rights to Online Privacy and Safety

“After the successful launch of our Know Your Rights Guide last year, we were delighted to have the opportunity to work with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Communicating Europe Initiative to develop a guide for children and young people focused solely on their rights to online privacy and safety under EU law. Once again, we worked with member organisations to ensure that the information in the Guide was relevant and responded to some of the main concerns and questions young people had around their rights in the online space. We would like to thank our members for their […]
November 20, 2020

Training Needs Analysis Social Care Workers 2021

Social Care Ireland (SCI) is the professional representative body for the social care profession in Ireland. Within SCI there is a designated CPD Coordinator. Their role is to complete a training needs analysis with its members on an annual basis. This can take into account what new practices or models of care are being developed or implemented into practice.  Social Care Ireland work in conjunction with the National Health and Social Care Professionals office. They part fund the facilitation of some training events and workshops. The advantage, of not only, being called a Social Care Worker but coming under the […]
November 19, 2020

Welcoming Winter with The Sanctuary

The days are getting shorter and the nights are drawing in. It’s time to prepare ourselves for the Winter ahead. As a means to do so, we have some wonderful online courses  and special events to bring us right up to the end of the year. If you enjoyed the 31 Day Meditation Challenge, don’t miss our next month long event… This December, The Sanctuary invites you to join us for a month long online Christmas reflection in which we will explore the benefits of slowing down, letting go and resting as we prepare for the return of light and the first […]
November 19, 2020

The QT – News and Views from QQI (November 2020)

Welcome In this month’s QT, we’re delighted to announce the publication of three reports focused on quality assurance in the education and training sector – Quality in Irish Higher Education 2020 and its companion document, Quality in Action in Irish Higher Education 2020, and a recent thematic analysis of QQI’s re-engagement process which covers both higher and further education providers. It’s a busy fortnight ahead for many of us in QQI, with a national symposium on work-based assessment fast approaching this Thursday in collaboration with NFETL, closely followed on Tuesday 24 November by a conference on empowerment and partnership in student engagement with NStEP and […]
November 19, 2020

Members Briefing with Dr. Fergal Lynch, Secretary General, Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth – 1st December

A message from Tanya Ward, Chief Executive – Children’s Rights Alliance We are delighted to invite you to a membership briefing meeting with Dr. Fergal Lynch, Secretary General of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. This meeting will take place virtually on Tuesday, 01 December from 10am to 11.30am. Dr. Lynch will brief our members on the development of the new department structures and the upcoming legal and policy issues which are relevant to all stakeholders. We would like to further invite members to remain with us, following Dr. Lynch’s briefing, for an end of year review with the Children’s Rights […]
November 19, 2020

Your Invite to the Next HSE Members’ Network – 2 Dec

A message from Ivan Cooper | Director of Public Policy “I would like to invite you to our next HSE Members’ Network meeting, taking place online on Wednesday, 2 December from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.    The meeting will consider an important DRAFT report that has been produced by the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) on foot of a request from the recently established Health Dialogue Forum (of which The Wheel is a member). This draft report attempts to capture the innovative response of community and voluntary organisations during the COVID-19 crisis period and to identify the positive learning from the experience of what has worked in practice.   The report will form the basis for the future work of the Health […]
November 19, 2020

Member Dialogue with Tusla, the Child and Family Agency

A message from Tanya Ward – Chief Executive, Children’s Rights Alliance “We were delighted to recently facilitate a unique collaborative opportunity between our member organisations and Mr. Bernard Gloster, CEO of Tusla. Our agenda covered a broad range of issues and we would very much like to continue these dialogues with as many members as possible, all are welcome to attend. We will arrange pre-meetings with our membership to agree agenda items, as we did for our first meeting last month. To date we have discussed: The Tusla transformation and reform process, including the key areas of focus; quality of […]
November 18, 2020

New Currents: the Future of the Way We Work (1 Dec)

“2020 has, for obvious reasons, witnessed a full-scale revolution in the way we work. And, while we may have begun the year scrambling to learn all there is about remote working, many of us are now eager to see how it actually helps our nonprofit organisations to thrive and grow in the future. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, 1 December for our New Currents – the future of the Way We Work discussion. Taking place online (11.30am – 12.45pm), this free Zoom gathering will take the form of a wide-ranging and forward-looking discussion, featuring an esteemed panel of innovators […]
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