Posted by admin on September 25, 2013
We conducted an online survey which we asked people who were currently working in the childhood sector in Ireland to complete. We used Survey Monkey to construct the survey and used social media and Montessori Alliance’s website to gather respondents.
The survey was open for responses from the 4th of September 2013 until the 12th of September 2013.
It was decided to aim for a cohort of 500 to give a true and accurate representation of the current hourly rate of pay of the childhood professional, the level of qualifications of childhood professionals and how their level of pay impacts on their standard of living.
Six questions were posed to respondents:
Where open ended questions were asked respondents were asked to elaborate on their answer as the qualitative narrative collected serves to add context to the quantitative data.
The following pictures show the results of the survey. Click here if you’d prefer to read it as a pdf and if you’d like to view it as a powerpoint slideshow click here The survey will be present to Minister Fitzgerald the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on the 26/9/2013.