The Early Learning Initiative are proud to host conferences and events to promote education and research in early years learning.

Upcoming Events:

Check out our summer programmes taking place in 2023

Summer Flyer 2023

Discover University Applications are Open!

Discover University is a summer programme, held in NCI every June, that aims to give young people aged 14-17 the opportunity to experience a taste of life at NCI and to see college as part of their future.

Students may apply to one of our four core subject areas of Business, Computing, Early Childhood Education and Care and Psychology. They learn about their chosen subject throughout the week, through group work and lectures. Students are mentored and supported by NCI faculty staff and team leaders, who are current NCI students. The programme also includes virtual visits to exciting and innovative workplaces and workshops, activities, and guest speakers.

Discover University is free of charge for young people and priority is given to young people going to school or living in inner-city Dublin and Docklands areas.

How to apply

Applications are now open! 

Discover University - Student application form

Discover University - Parental permission application form

Online Events:

Early Learning Initiative have no online events at present

Online Courses

Early Learning Initiative have no online courses at present

Past Online Courses & Events

ELI Webinars

For a full list of past webinars check:

ELI Community Newsletter

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