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OMEP is an international, non-governmental and non-profit organisation concerned with all aspects of Early Childhood Education and Care. OMEP Ireland is a registered charity dedicated to promoting the well-being of all children and their right to high quality early childhood education and care. The mission of OMEP Ireland is to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood experiences by supporting early years research and sharing knowledge about what we can do to improve children's lives.


OMEP Ireland Conference 2018


Enquiring Minds


Celebrating Creativity and Curiosity in Early Childhood.

At Cork Institute of Technology, Saturday 28 April 2018.


OMEP Ireland is pleased to announce that the keynote speakers for the 2018 Conference will be


  • Dr Sylvia Chard (The Project Approach)
  • Lyndsey Hellyn & Stephanie Bennett (The Curiosity Approach™)


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OMEP Ireland Committee 2017

OMEP Ireland Committee 2017


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