Fáilte chuig suíomh grésáin PLÉ. Baineann PLÉ le Teagaisc, Foghlaim agus Oideachas  – is cumann é  d’institiúidí Ard-Oideachas a chuireann cúrsaí céime ar fáil ag leibhéal fochéime agus iarchéime sa Chúram agus Oideachas na Luath-Óige.

PLÉ is a dynamic community of learners that provides a much needed independent forum for discussion and collaboration for its members. Each semester, PLÉ members attend meetings and facilitated workshops to

  • discuss, debate and learn about relevant teaching and learning issues in the field of early childhood;
  • share best practice policies and procedures relating to student work placements for example;
  • instigate research projects and develop resources for its members and students.

Core values
The association’s work is underpinned by the following core values:

  • Collaborating and sharing
  • Advancing the professional training of early years educators and professionalism within the sector
  • Advancing the professional identity of the early years sector
  • Advancing an Irish-based body of knowledge on early childhood issues
  • Advancing the education of the PLÉ membership
  • On-going commitment to high quality education and continuing professional development for early years professionals with the ultimate aim of enhancing the student experience
  • Enhancing childrens’ experience of early childhood care and education and positive child outcomes