Partnership with parents in the early years setting.
These findings imply that more needs to be done for the future with regards to the expectations of the future of partnership in Ireland, in comparison to our European counterparts. It suggests that a lot more research and implementation of policies regarding partnership with parents and staff, needs to be conducted and considered in Ireland in the future. Taking a collaborative approach, having a continuous open line of communication with parents was considered as being very important and was highlighted by the staff and parents in the interviews. More policies on partnership were identified as vital, and the need for more awareness regarding partnership for both the staff and parents in the Early Years setting was highlighted as important for the future.