Funding Information Press Release 10.6.2020 Link to PDF Video Link First 5, Guidance for Reopening Link to Site Press Release 3.6.2020 Link to PDF Planning for Reopening Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Services Link to PDF Press Release 29.5.2020 Link to PDF Letter for Provider 27.5.2020 Link to […]
The government have announced some important dates for Early Years Services regarding reopening: 18 May (Phase 1) Childcare for healthcare workers Childcare workers will provide care for the children of essential healthcare workers in the healthcare worker’s home. Full details will be announced before 18 May. This reopening has been […]
Providers please note that Phase 2 of DCYA Temporary Wage Subsidy Childcare Scheme (TWSCS) is now open and you can now fill in the application form. Update: Phase 2 of DCYA Temporary Wage Subsidy Childcare Scheme (TWSCS) now open for applications Dear Service Provider, The TWSCS application form is now […]
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If anyone is intrested we have found some courses which are being run online for free. We are not encouraging anyone to do anything they do not wish to or recommending one above another. We are sharing some ideas of courses you may ne interested in, so if you have […]
The consultation events aim to explore solutions to improve the quality of services Book here Specific issues for discussion at the local events will include: attracting and retaining a diverse workforce ensuring availability and accessibility of provision making services more affordable and sustainable moving towards a graduate–led workforce in […]
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On 29th September The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, launched the Draft Childminding Action Plan, for the purpose of public consultation. The Draft Action Plan sets out proposals for improving access to high quality and affordable early learning and care and school-age childcare through childminding. […]
Please see press release below re the new What Works website (whatworks.gov.ie) which was recently launched by Minister Katherine Zappone. The website provides a Data Hub which is a very useful tool for local & national data across the 5 Better Outcomes Brighter Futures national outcome indicators (https://outcomes4children.tusla.ie/) Welcome
The contact number for the National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Support Centre is now live. The Parent Support Centre is open: Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Phone: (01) 906 8530The NCS Training Team have developed a series of video resources for parents/applicants and these may be of help […]