The Best Interests of the Child

Paperback
Updated edition of this popular text consolidating all child-centred legislation, from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through to the referendum on children's rights 2012, in an easy-to-understand format. New to this edition:Thirty-first Amendment of the Constitution (Children) 2012Children First 2011 national guidance Provides a clear interpretation of all child legislation and examines the implications of legislation for early childhood education and care. Emphasises the care contract that exists in childcare in Ireland, how those working with children are charged with working in the best interests of the child and how this is enshrined in our laws. Written For: All childcare courses and for those working with children in any capacity.