ECS102: Child Protection and Safety in Childcare Services


10th November 2017 All Day


Galway, Ireland

This module aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to take responsibility for and to uphold the protection, safety, welfare and well-being of all children and adults in an early childhood care and education service.

On successful completion of this module the student will be able to:

  • Recognise their responsibilities in upholding the protection, safety, welfare and well-being of children and adults in early childhood care and practice services.
  • Devise and implement policies and procedures with regards to safety and protection in early years settings.
  • Describe the history of child protection services in Ireland.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
  • Respond appropriately to evidence of abuse and neglect.