The Parent and Family Involvement Project: skills for early years educators

Show simple item record Murphy, Rosaleen 2011-05-10T14:58:33Z 2011-05-10T14:58:33Z 2004-04
dc.identifier.citation MURPHY, R. 2004. The Parent and Family Involvement Project: Skills for Early Years Educators. In: HORGAN, M. & DOUGLAS, F. (eds.) OMEP (l’Organisation Mondiale pour l’Education Préscolaire Ireland) Ireland: Children of the Global Village. DIT, Dublin, Ireland: OMEP Ireland. en
dc.description.abstract The importance of parent and family involvement is generally acknowledged by early years educators, but many of them feel that they lack the appropriate skills. The challenge is to find new ways of working with families in a changing world. The aim of the PFI Project (beginning in October 2003) is to meet this need, to develop a model for the training of early years educators in developing these skills and to provide them with a bank of resources which may be adapted to local needs. A training module is currently being piloted in collaboration with a group of experienced people from a variety of early years services. This paper outlines the aims and methodology of the project and presents some of the ideas which we have already discovered en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher OMEP Ireland en
dc.relation.ispartof Children of the Global Village. Proceedings of the OMEP Ireland Conference held in DIT, Dublin, Ireland on 24th April, 2004. Edited by Mary Horgan and Francis Douglas
dc.subject The Parent and Family Involvement Project en
dc.subject Parent School Relationship en
dc.subject Family School Relationship en
dc.subject.lcsh Early childhood education--Parent participation--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Early childhood educators--Training of en
dc.title The Parent and Family Involvement Project: skills for early years educators en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Dr. Rosaleen Murphy, Dept. of Education, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Email: Tel. + 353 21 490 2696 en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences en
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
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