Letter to Providers Re Covid 19 Measures

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

For the most up to date FAQ document please visit your PIP page.

July 2, 2020
Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Minister O’Gorman announces National Play Day 2020 will take place this Saturday, 4th July https://bit.ly/2CY1sAe

June 29, 2020
Lámh Sign

A reminder that Lámh has extended free access to Lámh Signs Online until 31st of August! You are invited to apply GO TO www.lamhsigns.org put in the code LOVELAMH ❤ See some of your most ... See more

June 29, 2020

Attention Childminders:

June 29, 2020
Guidance for Reopening | First 5

Reminder to services that there is a First 5 webpage that has a large amount of support documents for reopening. Check it out: https://first5.gov.ie/practitioners/reopening

First 5, Opening Creche after lockdown, Childcare reopening after lockdown, how to safely open after lockdown, Practitioner child ratios after lockdown, space ratios, Guidance on reopening, deep ... See more

June 25, 2020

Job Opportunity: Room leader required.
Piercestown Preschool is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic preschool teacher for maternity leave cover. Cover will begin in November subject to garda ... See more

June 25, 2020
National Childhood Network

A support from National Childhood Network for children going back to creche or pre-school:

Aoife and Daithí go to Playpod Pre-school.

As some of you prepare to reopen your crèche or pre-school service on Monday next, NCN's Information Development Officer Linda Lafferty, has produced a ... See more

June 25, 2020
Job: on EducationPosts.ie

Job Opportunity in Teach na nÓg Preschool. Please see the following link for full details: https://www.educationposts.ie/post/view/136528

June 24, 2020

Annual Early Years Service Profile 2017/2018 – DEADLINE: 5pm Friday 26th June

Dear Service Provider,

The deadline for submitting this year’s Early Years Service Profile is 5pm, Friday 26th ... See more

June 23, 2020

Funding grants and subsidies to support the opening of ELC and SAC services from 29th June.
Dear Service Provider,
As you are aware, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone and ... See more

June 23, 2020

Job Opportunities:

The Play House Pre-primary and Afterschool Ltd.
Brand new Creche opening in September 2020 in Castlebridge, Co. Wexford.
Early Years Assistants, Early Years Educators and Early ... See more

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The Early Years Sector Profile Report 2019/20 survey remains open until this Friday, 26th June. #earlyyears services & providers have the opportunity to contribute their setting's feedback to form part of this year's report. Data will inform future govt policy & planning.

Parents, information on supporting children starting pre-school and school can be found here: http://gov.ie/letsgetready
#LetsGetReady #ullmhaimis #First5 #AnChead5 #InThisTogether

With pre-schools, crèches & childminders reopening from 29 June @DCYAPress has launched this video on what we all need to know.
More info & resources for families on transitions to pre-school & school ➡️: http://gov.ie/letsgetready
#LetsGetReady #First5 #AnChead5 #InThisTogether

@DCYAPress and @Education_Ire launches Let’s Get Ready, information and resources for families on transitions to school and pre-school. Check it out here: http://gov.ie/letsgetready
#LetsGetReady #First5 #AnChead5 #InThisTogether

tHE Annual Early Years Sector Profile survey 2019/20 is open. Every year, Pobal on behalf of @DCYAPress collects key info from Early Learning & Care services to inform policy. This year’s key focus will be the impact of #COVID19 on services & the sector https://bit.ly/2Y2oQo2

Let’s Get Ready, an initiative of @DCYAPress and @Education_Ire supporting transitions to childcare and school, has just launched. Check it out ➡️http://gov.ie/letsgetready
#LetsGetReady #First5 #AnChead5 #InThisTogether

The application process for AIM Level 4, Level 5 & Level 7 2020/2021 is now open for new applications.
For further information visit the Pobal website at https://bit.ly/2YwshTk #AIM #earlyyears #accessandinclusion

Minister Zappone and Minister McHugh announce information and resources for children preparing for pre-school and junior infants https://bit.ly/2YACi1x #LetsGetReady

Parents, find information on supporting children with the return to childcare here: https://first5.gov.ie/practitioners/reopening
#Reopening #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsGetReady #InThisTogether

Government announces substantial supports for the Re-opening of Childcare | Minister Zappone announces funding package of €75M for Reopening Early Learning and Childcare Services https://bit.ly/3hfXYZh

Parents, find childcare reopening guidance and information on supporting your children with the return to childcare here: https://first5.gov.ie/practitioners/reopening
#Reopening #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsGetReady #InThisTogether

Parents, childcare reopening guidance, information and resources can be found here: https://first5.gov.ie/practitioners/reopening
#Reopening #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsGetReady #InThisTogether

It’s important that young children learn to use a range of measure words. For tips on learning the language of measure, click here: https://first5.gov.ie/userfiles/pdf/covid-19/tip-sheet-measure.pdf
Check out our #First5 parent support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#JustDo1Thing #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsPlayIreland

#JustDo1Thing is now focusing on tips for parents on supporting babies and young children’s learning through play. Check out our #First5 parents’ support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#First5 #AnChéad5 #LetsPlayIreland #InThisTogether

Play is often described as ‘children’s work’ as it helps them to learn and develop in so many ways. For tips on play, click here: https://first5.gov.ie/userfiles/pdf/covid-19/tip-sheet-2-6.pdf
Check out our #First5 parents' support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#JustDo1Thing #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsPlayIreland

We know this is a tough time for parents. You can rely on us for trusted information and resources. Visit the Parents Centre at http://www.gov.ie/parents to find out more. #InThisTogether

#JustDo1Thing is now focusing on tips for parents on supporting babies and young children’s learning through play. Check out our #First5 parents’ support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#First5 #AnChéad5 #LetsPlayIreland #InThisTogether

For tips on helping your toddler to learn and develop through play, click here: https://first5.gov.ie/userfiles/pdf/covid-19/tip-sheet-toddlers.pdf
Check out our #First5 parents' support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#JustDo1Thing #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsPlayIreland #InThisTogether

#JustDo1Thing is now focusing on tips for parents on supporting babies and young children’s learning through play. Check out our #First5 parents’ support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#First5 #AnChéad5 #LetsPlayIreland #InThisTogether

Here’s a lovely #JustDo1Thing tip sheet for parents on learning through play for babies up to 18 months old: https://first5.gov.ie/userfiles/pdf/covid-19/info-for-parents.pdf
Check out our #First5 parent support page: https://first5.gov.ie/parents
#JustDo1Thing #First5 #AnChead5 #LetsPlayIreland #InThisTogether

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