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.

October 22, 2020
first5.gov.ie

Guidelines on Student Placements in ELC settings for course providers and ELC settings is available on the First 5 reopening ... See more

October 21, 2020

Announcement on PIP re mid term break and NCS:
Dear Service Provider,
As the majority of schools are closed due to the mid-term break the week of 26th October, it may be necessary to make the ... See more

October 20, 2020
Early Years (Pre School) InspectorateTusla - Child and Family Agency

There are a number of early years' service provider updates now on the Tusla website, including a QRF elearning programme. ... See more

The Child and Family Agency was established on 1st January 2014 and is now the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children.

October 19, 2020
Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years

LINC now open for applications:

The multi-award winning Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years programme is now accepting applications. INclusion Creates Opportunities to Learn. #BecomeAnINCO. For more see ... See more

October 12, 2020
Guidance during COVID-19

Service Providers, please be aware that the First 5 reopening we was last updated on Friday: https://first5.gov.ie/practitioners/reopening
Keep an eye on this webpage for the latest information.

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

October 9, 2020
Home - Child Safe Guarding Learning - Child Safeguarding

The National Child Safeguarding Programme; Early Learning and Care provides the only Túsla approved sector specific Child Safeguarding Programme in Ireland. Full of Early Learning and Care sector ... See more

National Child Safeguarding Programme Early Learning and Care Information for Parents Early Learning & Care Services For Third Level Providers For Trainers For Parents Find out more Early Learning & ... See more

October 9, 2020
Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Let’s Talk about helping children who feel anxious:

2nd in series of free parenting webinars by National Parents Council Primary with Dr Colman Noctor @ 8pm Wednesday, 14 October.

Limited ... See more

October 8, 2020
Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years

LINC will be opening for applications via our website www.lincprogramme.ie at 9am on Monday. Help all children in your care to bloom, become an INclusion COordinator (INCO) with LINC.
#LINC ... See more

October 7, 2020

Updated CCSP Saver Programme Rules 2020/2021
Dear Service Provider,
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs have updated the CCSP Saver Programme rules for the 2020/2021 programme year. (they ... See more

October 7, 2020
Photos from Wexford County Childcare Committee's post

Two job opportunities. Please see images for full details.

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Let's talk about your child’s online life, 3rd free webinar by @NPCprimary with Dr Colman Noctor @ 8pm Wednesday, 21 October. Booking essential, register in advance on: https://bit.ly/3iZ9oBt
If you miss it, the recording will be online afterwards.
#parenting #support #letstalk

The multi-award winning Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years programme is now accepting applications. INclusion Creates Opportunities to Learn #BecomeAnINCO. For more see https://buff.ly/3dxkOtY. @MICLimerick @EarlyChildhdIRL @froebelMU @First5_Ireland @DeptDCYA

We are delighted that the award-winning @LINC_programme will continue for a further three years as part of AIM. Applications are now open at https://bit.ly/3jUyCRH

#inclusion #LINC #earlyyears

REMINDER: 20/21 INCO application deadline for backdated payments is October 30th

We all know that proper hand hygiene is a key factor in reducing the spread of #COVID19 and other infections. Our new posters will help to remind pupils to clean their hands. You can order them here: https://bit.ly/2HdGvU8
@hpscireland

3rd in series of free parenting webinars by @NPCprimary with Dr Colman Noctor, Let’s Talk about your child’s online life @ 8pm Wednesday, 21 October. Limited numbers, register in advance: https://bit.ly/3iZ9oBt or phone 01 8874034.
#parenting #support #letstalk

The #LINC Programme #tutors have vast experience in early learning and care, check out this poster on sensory play. Free to download here: https://bit.ly/3doBTX4
#sensory #play #education #poster #earlyyears #BecomeAnINCO

2nd free webinar by @NPCprimary with Dr Colman Noctor, Let's Talk about helping children who feel anxious @ 8pm Wednesday, 14 October. Register on: https://bit.ly/3iZ9oBt or phone 01 8874034.
If you miss it, the recording will be online afterwards.
#parenting #support #letstalk

The multi-award winning Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years programme is now accepting applications. INclusion Creates Opportunities to Dream #BecomeAnINCO. For more see http://www.lincprogramme.ie.
@MICLimerick @EarlyChildhdIRL @froebelMU @First5_Ireland @DeptDCYA

The very 1st #LámhDay2020 is happening this year on Wednesday 21 October! We want everyone to know what #Lámh is so we’ll be having lots going on coming up to & during that day inc a special message from #Lámheen our Lámh tutors & staff w/ their fav signs on social media

LINC is BACK. Delighted to announce that our award-winning programme has been extended for a further three years. You can read more here: https://bit.ly/3npbtck

#LINC #Inclusion #earlyyears #education #BecomeAnINCO

1st free webinar by @NPCprimary with Dr Colman Noctor, Let's Talk about Connecting with your Child @ 8pm Wednesday, 7 October. Register on: https://bit.ly/3iZ9oBt or phone 01 8874034.
If you miss it, the recording will be online afterwards.
#parenting #support #letstalk

Following your child's appetite can help you decide how much food to offer them. The new #kidspyramid also acts as a guide for suitable servings and portion sizes.
Go to http://gov.ie/healthyireland/eatwell or http://mychild.ie/nutrition for more advice.
#First5 #kidspyramid #HealthyIreland

Info Webinar on future of workforce & funding within early learning & care & school-age childcare sector:
https://first5.gov.ie/information-webinar
Workforce Development Plan submissions' deadline today: English: https://bit.ly/2S80Egy Irish: https://bit.ly/2EJhtLE
#First5 #FutureWorkforce

Young kids have small tummies and can only eat small amounts at a time. Make sure they have 3 small meals and 2-3 healthy snacks per day. Follow the #kidspyramid as your guide.
Go to http://gov.ie/healthyireland/eatwell or http://mychild.ie/nutrition for more advice.
#First5 #HealthyIreland

#First5, supporting positive health behaviours among babies and young children, welcomes the development of the new food pyramid and healthy eating guidelines for 1-4 year olds. #kidspyramid https://twitter.com/HealthyIreland/status/1311624582923771905

Minister @rodericogorman is at the launch of the new children’s food pyramid this morning - check out @First5_Ireland and @HealthyIreland for more information #kidspyramid #First5 https://twitter.com/HealthyIreland/status/1311581443110383617

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Info webinar on future of workforce & funding within early learning & care & school-age childcare sector▶️https://first5.gov.ie/information-webinar
Consultation on Future Funding open until 2 October: English: https://bit.ly/2S80Egy Irish: https://bit.ly/2EJhtLE
#First5 #FutureFunding

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