KCCC Quality Outreach Programme

KCCC Quality Outreach Programme


KCCC provides advice and information to childcare services based on the national frameworks of Aistear, The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework (2010), and Siolta, The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education (2006), and the Aistear Siolta Practice guide.

To avail of this mentoring service, simply contact us to enquire about the type of support you need. Our Development Officer will discuss your needs and will plan with you how best to provide support. The types of outreach support we may offer include telephone support, website information and workshops, a one-to-one mentoring programme is also available.

For more information contact our Development Officer:

Marianne Casey: 

Email: marianne@kccc.ie 

Phone 045861307 or  087 2716567




Kildare County Childcare Committee have identified specific areas of quality which we recommend to support Early Years Professionals in the provision of quality childcare  These resources may also be of help to students completing courses in Early Childhood Care and Education. 

The resources following are links to a range of national and international research and articles which will offer a wide scope and understanding on issues which pertain to quality in early years.


Learning and Developing Through Interactions                         Assessment and Planning



Building Partnership with Parents                                        Learning and Developing Through Play


Daily Routines

2015 Testimonials


"In general I found the visit very helpful to all management and staff, the staff are more confident in their works as we haven't been assessed in three years. I welcome any support network to our service. Thanks for doing a great job much appreciated". 


"extremely helpful"


"we found the Quality Outreach Programme great helped us a lot"


"Staff who attended workshops found that they made then look at things differently in the way that children see things. All these workshops staff have commented on that we learn something new and this all adds up to better improving how we value childrens ability and thier learning experience"


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