December 17, 2019

Reminder: Savers Management Windows Open on 20th December, 2019
Dear Service Provider,
This is a reminder that the National Childcare Scheme Savers Management Window will open on Friday 20th ... See more

December 13, 2019

Incomplete Registrations on NCS
Early Years and Afterschool Service Providers,

Please note if you have incomplete registrations on NCS they will not be included in your weekly attendance ... See more

December 13, 2019

Aistear & Play CPD 2020

December 11, 2019

Better Start -Early Years Services
Upcoming Hanen Teacher Talk Training – January 2020
Better Start will be delivering Hanen Teacher Talk in Tipperary, Donegal, Dundalk, Galway, Wexford, Connemara ... See more

December 10, 2019

Christmas 2019 Payments Arrangements

The ECCE payment schedule has been structured to ensure that services receive 4 weeks’ payments in advance, this takes into account standard non-payment ... See more

December 10, 2019

CPD Payments
CPD Payments will be issued to all services for participants who completed Hanen, Lámh and/or NSAI trainings between the 1st of September and the 30th of November on Friday the 13th ... See more

December 2, 2019

National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Attendance Returns
Early Years' Service Provider,
The National Childcare Scheme was launched on Wednesday, 20th November and many of you will now be submitting ... See more

December 2, 2019

This December the RSA’s Check it Fits service in partnership with Toyota will be visiting County Wexford

December 2, 2019

This December the RSA’s Check it Fits service in partnership with Toyota will be visiting County Wexford

November 29, 2019

Bank of Ireland – Issues Resolved

Dear Early Years’ Service Providers,
Following on from our update yesterday afternoon, we are pleased to advise that Bank of Ireland have informed us that ... See more

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PRESS RELEASE: Communications in the Childcare Sector | Minister Zappone Announces a Number of Measures to Support Childcare Providers

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
@DCYAPress @pobal

Welcome to the National Childcare Scheme Playlist for Applicants! Please see link below for informative videos on the application process •
Applicants Playlist :

#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.

Childminding Grant Applications are now open. Closing date 14th August 2019! Contact us on 0539237156 for more info

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