Department of Children and Youth Affairs
For the most up to date FAQ document please visit your PIP page.
Barnardos has a free resource 'Stories and Storytelling in Early Learning and Care' available at the following link:
The National Parents Council (NPC) are running free webinars on “Supporting transitions from pre-school to primary school” in March. Click on the link to register https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NPCEarlyYears2021
Barnardos have developed a resource 'Supporting Young Children Experiencing Adversity During Covid 19'. Click on the link to view/ download.
Parenting Today are holding a talk on the Wexford Library Facebook page and on the Wexford Public Library's YouTube channel on the 25th of February at 8pm. This talk will cover Parenting Strategies and supports for children with additional needs in the Early Years.
There are a series of Parenting Today talks available on Wexford Public Library's Youtube channel. See the below link for more information.
Childminding (CM) resources on the First 5 website have been updated:
Covid-19 CM Guidelines;
Covid-19 Infection Control Policy for CM in line with HPSC guidance;
Sample CM Covid-19 Control between Childminder and Parent;
CM Risk Assessment Template;
National Parents Council Primary are running free online workshops on “Supporting your Child`s move from Primary to Post Primary School”. The sessions are at 10am Monday to Friday, and 8pm on Monday to Thursday next week.
To register click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NPCTransitionOnline2021?fbclid=IwAR2pelc41jO9ljlU2mZNMA_AwG7Q5kgTz5QqFFtwoT5aF2psqlKJFt7nQLA
National Parents Council Primary are supporting the DES Inspectorate to find out about parents views on remote teaching and learning. Parents, please click the link below to complete the survey: https://checkbox.education.gov.ie/.../remote_teaching...
The survey will remain live until 9am 22/01/2021.
National Parents Council Primary are running free online workshops on “Supporting parents to support their children’s mental health and wellbeing” in conjunction with St. Patrick's Mental Health services. For more info & to register, click on this link:
It's getting close to #Christmas break for many of us, but rest assured, if you are #EarlyYears service who needs to contact us over the holidays, you can still get in touch. Here are the opening times /contact details for #EarlyYears Provider Centre. #StaySafe #HappyChristmas
As we approach the school holidays these may be useful tips for parents to help in #KeepingActive & #KeepWell
@SportActiveWex @HealthyIreland @WexfordCYPSC https://twitter.com/WHO/status/1340961248750563329
Thank you to all the children for keeping us safe this year during Covid-19. 👏
You have been so good at reminding us all to wash our hands, wear our masks and cough into our elbow.
I want to wish you all a really Happy Christmas! 🎄🎅☃️
New book gifting project for 4,500 Early Learning & Care settings to encourage a love of books & reading among young children announced by Minister @rodericogorman for delivery in 2021
More here: http://bit.ly/3p1aiQw
#First5 #BookGifting #FreeBooks
Information webinar ‘The Future of the Workforce and Future Funding in Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare: Key Consultation Findings, Next Steps takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, 16 December.
Register here: http://bit.ly/FutureFundingELCandSACWorkforce
Minister @rodericogorman announces additional investment to support children with disabilities in pre-school care https://bit.ly/AIMfunding
Supporting Children with Anxiety and Promoting Resilience with @colnoc77 , Dr Colman Noctor, is an online webinar from @WxCoChildcare happening on 16th December that may be of interest to both patents & practitioners.
Booking is essential.
Buíochas do gach uile Chleachtóir Luathfhoghlama agus Cúraim Leanaí ar Aois Scoile as do chuid oibre go léir ag athoscailt i mbliana.
#GRMA #FanSlan #NaChead5
#Thankyou to all the Early Learning and School Age Childcare practitioners for all your work in reopening this year. #KeepSafe #GRMA
Thanks to all the Early Learning and School-Age Childcare Practitioners for all your work in reopening this year.
#GRMA #KeepSafe #First5