Montessori Alliance


Research reports

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‘An Indication of the Current Working Conditions in Early Childhood Managers and Business Owners in Ireland’

– Sinead Matson, October 2014

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Response to Minister Reilly’s proposed Tax Credits for Childcare Fees for Parents

– Sinead Matson, January 2015

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survey results hourly rate of pay sept 2013 pg 1 ‘An Analysis of the Hourly Rate of Pay Childhood Professionals in Ireland Receive’

– Lyn Bowers, 2013

Download the full report here

Download the full report as a Powerpoint slideshow here

The report was presented to Minister Fitzgerald the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on the 26/9/2013.





Published Articles


‘Integrating the Montessori Pedagogical Approach within the Aistear Curriculum Framework’

– Lyn Bowers, 2017

Published December 2017 in Ireland’s Education Year Book 2017-2018, Dublin

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Conference Presentations



‘An Exploration of Participatory Methods used by Researchers when Researching with Young Children’

– Lyn Bowers, 2017

Conference Presentation, Nov 2017. Children’s Research Network of Ireland and Northern Ireland

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