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Story Ideas for Tuesday 13th October 2015

October 12, 2015 Posted in : Budget16, Building, Childcare, Children, Early Childhood Care, Start Strong

Story Idea: Has Budget 2016 done enough? Start Strong’s Director available for comment and reaction.

Expert: Ciairín de Buis (Expert in Early Childhood Education) Director, Start Strong.
The Hook: Budget 2016 has set out the Government’s plans for assisting families when it comes to early childhood care and education. But has it done enough? Has it made sure that any measures to alleviate the costs of childcare won’t come at the expense of quality? Start Strong believes childcare funding that has to be linked to meeting quality standards. (more…)

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 12th October – 16th October 2015

October 12, 2015 Posted in : Budget16, Building, Childcare, Children, ETC Consulting, Europe, European Court of Justice, Facebook, Farming, Internet Law, Start Strong, UCC, Unemployment, Women's Equality

Monday 12th October 2015

Story Idea: The Great Escape – from Unemployment
Expert: Pat Shortt (Expert in Education Reform) Managing Director, ETC Consulting.                        
The Hook: 
People who want to escape from unemployment have access to tools online. They are an interest inventory with 3 core aptitude exercises that give them 16 careers that they will enjoy, be well able to do and will provide them with a fine standard of living.

Notable Events for Monday 12th

* OECD – Statistics : Harmonised Unemployment Rates

* CSO – Government Finance Statistics Quarterly Results Quarter 2 2015

* 13th European Week of Regions and Cities (OPEN DAYS). Brussels, Belgium (more…)

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