Carole has worked in the Early Years sector for 15 years, owning and managing a play based sessional pre-school in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. She holds B.A. Hons Degree in Early childhood Teaching & Learning from NUI Maynooth and a Diploma in Teaching Adult Learners from City & Guilds. Carole’s experience includes teaching QQI Level 6 and for a number of years for Early Childhood Ireland. Carole has delivered Diversity, Equality and Inclusion training workshops for Kildare County Childcare Committee for the past 3 years while also being an assistant tutor on the LINC Programme, giving her much insight into the area of inclusion in an early years context.