The ECE Quality Ireland Podcast

Community of professionals sharing ideas and knowledge on all things to do with early childhood education, quality and professional practice in ECEC in Ireland and beyond.

Paula Walshe

Paula Walshe is an ECEC trainer and placement assessor in the further education and training sector and a freelance writer. She currently holds a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Education and will complete her studies for a Master’s Degree in Leadership for ECEC in 2022. Paula has extensive ECEC experience in both pedagogical practice and ECEC management. She writes a regular blog on current topics in Early Childhood Education in Ireland and provides useful professional and academic resources for students and professionals in this sector on her website

Celine Govern

Celine Govern has been running The Village Preschool in Moynalty, Co. Meath for over 20 years. The Village Preschool is a beautiful early years setting which champions outdoor play, seamless transitions and child-led learning. Celine is a qualified secondary school teacher and currently an Ed.D candidate at DCU. Connect with Celine via her popular Instagram page, celine_teacher_teacher where she shares a fantastic, unfiltered insight into the magic of the day-to-day ongoings in The Village Preschool.