Aistear – The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework

Aistear is the curriculum framework for children from birth to six years in Ireland. It provides information for adults to help them plan for and provide enjoyable and challenging learning experiences, so that all children can grow and develop as competent and confident learners within loving relationships with others. Aistear describes the types of learning (dispositions, values and attitudes, skills, knowledge, andunderstanding) that are important for children in their early years, and offers ideas and suggestions as to how this learning might be nurtured.

For more information on Aistear and what it entails, please visit the NCCA website at this link

Here are some pictures of our Junior Infants exploring the theme of Winter in a variety of ways during an Aistear session.