Early Childhood Research Group

The Early Childhood Research Group (ECRG) supports, connects and informs the early childhood research community by building on experiences from policy, practice and research, by sharing knowledge, identifying opportunities and disseminating learning to an interested and wide-ranging audience. The Group consists of members of the Children’s Research Network who have an interest in research into early childhood.

The group is open to all members of the Children’s Research Network who want to join.

The Group is convened by a Chair and key members, with support by the Research Coordinator of the Children’s Research Network. The current (Acting) Chair is Dr Carol Ann O’Síoráin.



News & Updates


POSTPONED UNTIL EARLY 2020 Connected: A masterclass in joining the dots for early childhood education and care practitioners – organised by the Children's Research Network Early Childhood Research Group

The Early Childhood Research Special Interest Group of the Children’s Research Network is organising this special reflective masterclass for all practitioners involved in early childhood education and care, with the aim of supporting you to enhance your professional agency, voice and identity.

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Early Childhood Research Bulletin Issue 8, October 2019

The autumn 2019 edition of Early Childhood Research Special Interest Group bulletin is packed with activities in the field of early childhood research in Ireland and beyond, including upcoming and recent events, research, books, podcasts, and the second installment of our ‘Meet the Researcher’ feature.

Contributions to this newsletter were made by colleagues across the field of early childhood research and practice and compiled by SIG member Rhona McGinn with guest editor, Sinead Matson. If you are working on a project relating to early childhood and wish to share your work in the next issue, please contact Rhona McGinn at: ChildrensResearchNetwork@tcd.ie



Early Childhood Research Bulletin Issue 7, July 2019

In July 2019, the Early Childhood Research Group published its 7th Early Childhood Research Bulletin. Compiled by ECRG member Rhona McGinn, the Bulletin compiles information on recent research, reports, policy initiatives, newly released books as well as upcoming events and training in the field of early childhood.

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