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Phase 3 Funding & Reopening Plan

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 […]

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Roadmap for reopening Society and Business

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 […]

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Free CPD E-Learning Courses

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 […]

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Workforce Development Plan

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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Draft Childminding Action Plan

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. […]

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What Works Website

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