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September Readiness 2018/2019

Below is the key information you will need in relation to deadline dates for registrations and payments for the coming weeks. For detailed programme information please click on relevant programme links below Programme (and links) Programme Call Start Date Final contracting date Date programme opens for registrations ECCE 27th August 22nd August […]

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ECCE Payment Schedule 2018/19

As part of on-going work to reduce administration and improve efficiency within the government’s childcare subvention schemes, changes have been made to the Payment Schedule for ECCE for the forthcoming programme year, commencing on 27th August 2018. The key change to the payment schedule for the coming year is that payments are going to […]

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ECCE 2018/19 – Programme information

The ECCE 2018/19 programme will commence on 27th August 2018 as per the grant agreement. There have been no significant changes in functionality to PIP for the 2018-2019 programme call. As per previous years, eligible children can be registered for CCSU for the week prior to commencement of ECCE i.e. from 20/08/18 to […]

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Higher Capitation Announcement

Pobal have announced that they will be taking over the administration of Higher Capitation Applications for the coming academic year, ECCE 2018. From September 2018 Higher Capitation requests will be processed by Pobal through an online application system. Higher Capitation requests for ECCE 2018 and future ECCE programmes will no longer be […]

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Update regarding CPD training for 18/19

Better Start will begin to roll out Hanen Teacher Talk training again in September, October, and November partnering with Teacher Education Centres around the country. Invitations will be sent to settings with children receiving AIM support over the last 6 months. Courses will run in Dublin West, West Cork, Kilkenny, […]

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​Grant Agreements 2018/2019

Please be advised that Grant Agreements (Contracts) for 2018/2019 are now available for download on the PIP portal under Announcements. You should read the Grant Agreement relating to each programme you are signing up to as they contain important information.