February 18, 2020

NCS: Midterm Updates to Service Calendar and Claims
Dear Service Provider,
As the majority of schools are closed this week due to the midterm, it may be necessary to make the following changes on the ... See more

February 13, 2020

Early Years Hive - Scheduled maintenance
Dear Service Provider,
Both the National Childcare Scheme website (NCS.gov.ie) and the Early Years Hive will be unavailable this afternoon for a maximum of ... See more

February 7, 2020
Education Guidance - Health Protection Surveillance Centre

Novel Coronavirus Update
Please see link below for information on the novel coronavirus. It is based on the current information on this new virus. Further information on 2019-nCoV, including further ... See more

January 31, 2020

Bank of Ireland Payments Issue
Dear Early Years Providers,
It has been brought to Pobal’s attention that some service providers have not received payments as expected this morning Friday, 31st ... See more

January 30, 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020

January 30, 2020

Information for schools and pre-school settings and parents of students/children on novel coronavirus nCoV-2019

There is an ongoing outbreak of a novel Coronavirus that has originated in Hubei ... See more

January 28, 2020

Carraig Briste/Killegney Early Years- Job Opportunity's
Are you an enthusiastic, motivated, child-focused educator?
Carraig Briste/Killegney Early Years are expanding their settings and recruiting ... See more

January 24, 2020

Job Opportunity
St Brigid’s Community Playschool/Afterschool are currently recruiting for an Assistant Manager. (one Year Contract). The Childcare Assistant Manager will be responsible for the ... See more

January 15, 2020

CCSP December 2019 returns
Dear Service Provider,
The CCSP December 2019 returns are now available for completion on Pobal Online.
The deadline for submitting the completed return is Tuesday ... See more

January 15, 2020

Communications in the Childcare Sector

Tuesday 14th January 2020
Following a meeting today between the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone TD, Anna Shakespeare, CEO of ... See more

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PRESS RELEASE: Communications in the Childcare Sector | Minister Zappone Announces a Number of Measures to Support Childcare Providers https://bit.ly/35NGv3C

In recognition of a difficult year for #childcare providers I have approved a once-off Programme Support Payment which will be made in the coming days averaging €1,500 per provider @DCYAPress @EarlyChildhdIRL

@ESNsocial @ZeroProjectorg Minister @KZapponeTD recently announced the AIM programme would get €10m in extra funding under #Budget2020, which will enable even more children to benefit from these supports.

The AIM Programme has been shortlisted for two international awards in recognition of its impact - a European Social Services Award from @ESNsocial, and a @ZeroProjectorg Award.

This December the @RSAIreland Check it Fits service in partnership with Toyota will be visiting County Wexford

This December the @RSAIreland Check it Fits service in partnership with Toyota will be visiting County Wexford

Renewal Early Years Services Tusla Registration
Have you started your Tusla re-registration process on the online portal? All Early Years and School Age services have now received their invitation to complete the Túsla online registration, must be completed by midnight 12/12/19

The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) subsidy calculator is now available on the NCS website https://ncs.gov.ie/en/childcare-subsidy-calculator-input/
@DCYAPress @pobal

Welcome to the National Childcare Scheme Playlist for Applicants! Please see link below for informative videos on the application process •
Applicants Playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV8N_sFKV6LV7GP4ID2jZjxHk6yWUiioh

#Parents, looking for a useful resource to help your child have a positive experience when they are online?
📒The Webwise Parents' Guide is a free booklet with information and advice to help you talk to your child about the benefits and the risks they need to be aware of.

@KZapponeTD Once the Action Plan has been finalised, a Steering Committee will oversee implementation. This Committee will be chaired by DCYA and include childminders, parents and key stakeholders within early learning and care and school-age childcare sectors.

The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Phase 2 Training Sessions: Using the System, are now available to book on Eventbrite link below! 🐝

PRESS RELEASE: Minister Zappone will strengthen child protection and quality requirements for early years services. Additional regulations to increase Tusla’s enforcement powers. https://bit.ly/2OrGsqQ

Childminding Grant Applications are now open. Closing date 14th August 2019! Contact us on 0539237156 for more info http://www.childcareonline.ie/images/CMDG%20Application%20form.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2GlsMX4Kku0uhN5RiNBC1hDHPSAjghbRgds9aDd4VwvSOkioOWiSL-m5U

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