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.

September 28, 2020
HSE mychild.ie

Having clean hands is the best way to stop the spread of harmful germs and slow the spread of COVID-19. Remind your child to cover their mouth or use a tissue when they cough or sneeze and let's all ... See more

September 25, 2020
Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Attention Parents:

Parents - every Wednesday in October National Parents Council Primary is hosting a series of free, interactive webinars with Dr Colman Noctor on parenting & supporting your child. Numbers are ... See more

September 25, 2020
Smart Kidz

Job opportunity:

Smart Kidz Oylegate has a job opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic childcare practitioner.

This is a morning position 3 or 5 mornings 9.30am - 12.30pm (Term Time ... See more

September 23, 2020
Early Years Services: Barnardos Library Registration - Special €10 Membership rate

Barnardos Library and Information Service:
Barnardos Library and Information Service focuses on issues relating to children and families. Although the library itself is located in Dublin, the library ... See more

September 23, 2020

Limited places available for subsidised L7 course. Please apply ASAP if interested.

September 21, 2020
first5.gov.ie

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) invites you to an information webinar at 18.00 on Tuesday 22 September on two significant projects underway – the development of a Workforce ... See more

September 16, 2020

Announcement on PIP for service providers:
AIM Level 1 – Inclusion Co-ordinator (LINC) Application Process Open for 'New Graduates'
The application process for the increased ECCE capitation, funded ... See more

September 15, 2020
Early Years Recognised Qualifications

Announcement on PIP re Higher Capitation:
Higher Capitation Information Update
The DCYA and Pobal have agreed the following measures to support providers whose applications for Higher Capitation in ... See more

A list of Early Years qualifications recognised for the purposes of meeting the requirements of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016 and DCYA Childcare Programme Contracts.

September 15, 2020
Algorithms - Health Protection Surveillance Centre

Changes to HSE Covid-19 Assessment Testing and Management Pathway Documents
Please note that we have been advised by the HSE of some changes to their assessment testing and management pathway ... See more

September 14, 2020

Job Opportunity:
Are you an enthusiastic, motivated, child-focused educator?
Carraig Briste/Killegney Early Years are expanding their settings and recruiting full-time and a relief panel of ... See more

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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

Parents every Wednesday in October @NPCprimary is hosting a series of free, interactive webinars with Dr Colman Noctor on parenting & supporting your child. Limited numbers, so register in advance online: https://bit.ly/3iZ9oBt or phone 01 8874034.
#parenting #support #letstalk

Minister O’Gorman launches National Quality Guidelines for School-Age Childcare Services
https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/d7ddc-minister-ogorman-launches-national-quality-guidelines-for-school-age-childcare-services/

Great new short course on Inspiring Interactions with Under 2s: http://bit.ly/InspiringInteractions

#First5 #AnChead5 #ECI #InspiringInteractions

Early Years workforce. Last chance to register for webinar to gain key insight into future plans for ELC provision: http://bit.ly/IWebinar
#First5 #AnChead5 #FutureWorkforce #FutureFunding

Play & Learning in Early Childhood- a guide for parents
http://bit.ly/BarnardosLearningTogether

#First5 #LetsGetReady #PlayistheWorkoftheChild #Barnardos #NCN

ELC and SAC Providers/Practitioners register to join the webinar of future funding and workforce developments: http://bit.ly/IWebinar
#First5 #AnChead5 #FutureWorkforce #FutureFunding

The period of self-isolation for a case of #COVID19 has changed to 10 days from onset of symptoms (or 10 days from date of test if asymptomatic), the last 5 of which should be without fever.

As children settle back into school, Rufus our handwashing hero will help them remember the five steps to handwashing - wet, soap, rub for 20 seconds, rinse and dry. Get more Rufus videos and activities here: https://www.safefood.net/handwashing #handwashing @Education_Ire @Education_ni

Looking for ways to remind your class to wash their hands? Our whiteboard version of the Rufus storybook teaches them how & when to wash their hands: https://www.safefood.net/professional/education/handwashing-with-rufus-(1) @RTEJr @ClaraMurraaay @hpscireland @HealthyIreland @publichealthni @HSELive @Education_Ire @DeptDCYA

Some inspiration from the International Play Association on creative play:
http://bit.ly/PlayThingsIPA

#First5 #LetsGetReady #PlayistheWorkoftheChild #IPA

As children settle back into school, Rufus is here to help them remember the five steps to handwashing - wet, soap, rub for 20 seconds, rinse and dry. Get family and classroom Rufus #handwashing videos and activities here: https://www.safefood.net/handwashing @EarlyChildhdIRL @earlyyearsorg

Sing the Rufus song with @RTÉjr's Clara to help your little ones memorise the steps to good handwashing especially rubbing thumbs & fingers for at least 20 seconds. More Rufus videos & activities here: https://www.safefood.net/handwashing @ClaraMurraaay @hpscireland @HSELive @publichealthni

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