St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool Achieves Business All-Star Accreditation

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St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool | AIBF
Pictured L-R: Louise Stewart and Claire Devine, Co-owners, St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool pictured with their Business All-Star Accreditation Certificate.

The Grange based St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool has achieved Business All-Star Accreditation from the All-Ireland Business Foundation.

St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool provides quality education and care to the children aged 2 1/2 years to 14 years in their full day care, preschool and afterschool services.

They offer a child centered, play based curriculum that utilises the resources of Aistear, The National Curriculum Framework and Siolta, The National Quality Standards Framework.

St. Molaise offer a diverse, holistic and pragmatic approach to education, developing a curriculum that draws on the child’s strengths reflecting their needs, interests and individuality through a positive supportive environment.

Educators engage in regular continuous professional development to ensure that the practice is ever evolving to incorporate the latest theories and practices in education.

The St. Molaise team holds a wealth of knowledge on the theoretical and practical elements of education in a homely, warm and supportive environment that continually grows and evolves.

Education is a passion at St. Molaise and It is what motivates them to continually evolve and grow to ensure the educational needs of our children are met – empowering our future leaders to build an inclusive and environmentally conscious society for all.

St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool has been recognised with Business All-Star Accreditation for its outstanding contribution to quality and standards in the education sector.

Business All-Star Accreditation is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria.

The Accreditation is overseen by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes of the University of Limerick and Kieran Ring, CEO of the Global Institute of Logistics.

Reacting to the announcement, St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool Owner\Manager Claire Devine said:

We are absolutely thrilled and honoured to be accredited as AIBF Business All-Star 2022 for our contribution to high quality and standards in education and care. We are passionate about providing a quality childcare service to our local community and humbled to be recognised for the commitment that our team provides. Here in St Molaise Preschool and Afterschool we are committed to furthering the performance of our service through investment in our environment and staff team. We will continue to challenge ourselves and our practice to ensure that we meet the needs of our children, families and local community. We are delighted to be part of this tribe of quality, high performing businesses and look forward to growing our professionalism within this community.

Deputy Chair on the Adjudication Board Kieran Ring, said in support of the announcement: “St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool has achieved AIBF Business All-Star Accreditation 2022. This Accreditation is in recognition of the company’s outstanding contribution to quality and standards in the education sector. The AIBF also wishes to recognise St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool’s conduct in the areas of trust, commitment, performance & customer-centricity. St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool is hereby included in the AIBF Register Of Irish Business Excellence.”

Managing Director of the All-Ireland Business Foundation Kapil Khanna said the Accreditation, which is now held by over 500 firms, is needed by the thousands of small and medium businesses which operate to their own standards but have nothing to measure them by.

He said: “We evaluate a company’s background, trustworthiness and performance, and we speak to customers, employees and vendors. We also anonymously approach the company as a customer and report back on the experience. The business goes through at least two interviews and is scored on every part of the process against set metrics.”

The All-Ireland Business Foundation (AIBF) is an autonomous national Accreditation body tasked with enterprise development and the promotion of Best-in-Class in Irish business.

The Foundation actively engages and supports its network through peer dialogue, collaboration, mentoring and enterprise development activities. Companies are qualified for Accreditation by completing an enterprise audit and are identified by their use of the AIBF’s Business All-Star Marque.

To learn more about St. Molaise Preschool and Afterschool, visit their All-Star showcase page here.