News and Events

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

Upcoming Events:

ELI’s Networking Breakfast

Co-hosted by KPMG in Platform X, Dublin 1 at 7.45 am on Thursday 8th December 2022.
Theme: It takes a village to educate a child.

ELI Home Visitors working directly with children and families will share how supporters are making a meaningful difference to communities around Ireland. It is ELI’s vision to ensure that the most vulnerable children start school with the skills to succeed in education. You will also learn how you can partner with the ELI Team on the next steps of the journey. 

To attend via Eventbrite: Register here

Online Events:

Early Learning Initiative have no online events at present

Online Courses

English Speaking Sessions Starting - March 9th '22

English Speaking Sessions

The Early Learning Initiative is starting English Speaking Sessions on Zoom, Wednesday, March 9th for young people aged 12-18 who are learning English and are roughly at A2/B1 level on the CEFR. 

Sessions will be 30 minutes long with a trained volunteer, between 4 and 6.30 pm, for 8 weeks, with a two-week break for Easter. This programme will begin online but will transfer to face-to-face from September. 

Contact Us:

To refer a student please fill out the following two forms or contact Áine at 086-4666413 or email 

 Referral form for teachers

Application form for Parents/Guardians

Past Online Courses & Events


  • Establishing an Infant Mental Health Network in our ABC Area (Dublin 1, 2, 3, 4 and parts of Dublin 7 and 8). 

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