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HSE – RSV Viral Infection Update

A Memo has been circulated from the Early Years Unit at DCEDIY. HSE would like to update all Early Years Sector on RSV Infection outbreak.                  You can read the full memo in the link below.  HSE Memo on RSV Infection    

Learner Fund Childminder Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) will open the Learner Fund Bursary for Childmindr who are registered with Tusla and hold a level 5 or Level 6 award on the Natonal Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).  South Dublin County Childcare Committee (SDCCC) will  process and appraise Learner

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) have re-opened the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. South Dublin CCC will process and appraise Learner Fund Graduate Bursary applications for our

Child Protection & Welfare: Update from National Child Safeguarding Programme

As services begin to wind down for the summer months, some may be reviewing their CPD/Training Strategy for the coming year.  The National Child Safeguarding Programme would like to remind registered providers of ELC services that Part 2 of the Children First Act 2015 places specific obligations on organisations that

Core Funding: Review & Confirm

The Review and Confirm window closed on Friday 7 April 2023. It is important to note that although the window has now closed, services who have not yet completed the Review and Confirm are still required to complete the process and the Review and Confirm form will remain open on

Parent & Toddler Group Initiative Grants 2023

Information on grants available: Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by P&T Groups that are organised on a not-for-profit basis and involve the participation of parents/guardians to include recently arrived parents and children from Ukraine and other countries in the community. Grants will normally range from

World Book Day is Thurs 2nd March!

This Thursday 2nd March is World Book Day. South Dublin CCC will be running a Social Media Campaign to promote reading in Early Childcare.  We will have suggestions and resources.  Check out our Facebook page. 

Minister O’Gorman appoints Programme Board to oversee planning for a dedicated State Agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC)

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today announced the appointment of a Programme Board to oversee the design and implementation planning phase for a dedicated State agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) in Ireland. In March 2022 Government approved the findings

Introduction to Childminding – South Dublin CCC

Childminding Business Information Sessions Are you thinking of becoming a childminder? Find out what you need to know to get started in this one-hour information session. Click the link or QR code in the post to book your place. https://forms.office.com/e/bfaZbyw9qF If you are interested, scan the QR Code or email

HSE – RSV Viral Infection Update

A Memo has been circulated from the Early Years Unit at DCEDIY. HSE would like to update all Early Years Sector on RSV Infection outbreak.                  You can read the full memo in the link below.  HSE Memo on RSV Infection    

Learner Fund Childminder Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) will open the Learner Fund Bursary for Childmindr who are registered with Tusla and hold a level 5 or Level 6 award on the Natonal Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).  South Dublin County Childcare Committee (SDCCC) will  process and appraise Learner

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) have re-opened the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. South Dublin CCC will process and appraise Learner Fund Graduate Bursary applications for our

Child Protection & Welfare: Update from National Child Safeguarding Programme

As services begin to wind down for the summer months, some may be reviewing their CPD/Training Strategy for the coming year.  The National Child Safeguarding Programme would like to remind registered providers of ELC services that Part 2 of the Children First Act 2015 places specific obligations on organisations that

Core Funding: Review & Confirm

The Review and Confirm window closed on Friday 7 April 2023. It is important to note that although the window has now closed, services who have not yet completed the Review and Confirm are still required to complete the process and the Review and Confirm form will remain open on

Parent & Toddler Group Initiative Grants 2023

Information on grants available: Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by P&T Groups that are organised on a not-for-profit basis and involve the participation of parents/guardians to include recently arrived parents and children from Ukraine and other countries in the community. Grants will normally range from

World Book Day is Thurs 2nd March!

This Thursday 2nd March is World Book Day. South Dublin CCC will be running a Social Media Campaign to promote reading in Early Childcare.  We will have suggestions and resources.  Check out our Facebook page. 

Minister O’Gorman appoints Programme Board to oversee planning for a dedicated State Agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC)

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today announced the appointment of a Programme Board to oversee the design and implementation planning phase for a dedicated State agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) in Ireland. In March 2022 Government approved the findings

Introduction to Childminding – South Dublin CCC

Childminding Business Information Sessions Are you thinking of becoming a childminder? Find out what you need to know to get started in this one-hour information session. Click the link or QR code in the post to book your place. https://forms.office.com/e/bfaZbyw9qF If you are interested, scan the QR Code or email

HSE – RSV Viral Infection Update

A Memo has been circulated from the Early Years Unit at DCEDIY. HSE would like to update all Early Years Sector on RSV Infection outbreak.                  You can read the full memo in the link below.  HSE Memo on RSV Infection    

Learner Fund Childminder Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) will open the Learner Fund Bursary for Childmindr who are registered with Tusla and hold a level 5 or Level 6 award on the Natonal Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).  South Dublin County Childcare Committee (SDCCC) will  process and appraise Learner

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) have re-opened the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. South Dublin CCC will process and appraise Learner Fund Graduate Bursary applications for our

Child Protection & Welfare: Update from National Child Safeguarding Programme

As services begin to wind down for the summer months, some may be reviewing their CPD/Training Strategy for the coming year.  The National Child Safeguarding Programme would like to remind registered providers of ELC services that Part 2 of the Children First Act 2015 places specific obligations on organisations that

Core Funding: Review & Confirm

The Review and Confirm window closed on Friday 7 April 2023. It is important to note that although the window has now closed, services who have not yet completed the Review and Confirm are still required to complete the process and the Review and Confirm form will remain open on

Parent & Toddler Group Initiative Grants 2023

Information on grants available: Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by P&T Groups that are organised on a not-for-profit basis and involve the participation of parents/guardians to include recently arrived parents and children from Ukraine and other countries in the community. Grants will normally range from

World Book Day is Thurs 2nd March!

This Thursday 2nd March is World Book Day. South Dublin CCC will be running a Social Media Campaign to promote reading in Early Childcare.  We will have suggestions and resources.  Check out our Facebook page. 

Minister O’Gorman appoints Programme Board to oversee planning for a dedicated State Agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC)

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today announced the appointment of a Programme Board to oversee the design and implementation planning phase for a dedicated State agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) in Ireland. In March 2022 Government approved the findings

Introduction to Childminding – South Dublin CCC

Childminding Business Information Sessions Are you thinking of becoming a childminder? Find out what you need to know to get started in this one-hour information session. Click the link or QR code in the post to book your place. https://forms.office.com/e/bfaZbyw9qF If you are interested, scan the QR Code or email

HSE – RSV Viral Infection Update

A Memo has been circulated from the Early Years Unit at DCEDIY. HSE would like to update all Early Years Sector on RSV Infection outbreak.                  You can read the full memo in the link below.  HSE Memo on RSV Infection    

Learner Fund Childminder Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) will open the Learner Fund Bursary for Childmindr who are registered with Tusla and hold a level 5 or Level 6 award on the Natonal Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).  South Dublin County Childcare Committee (SDCCC) will  process and appraise Learner

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary 2023

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) have re-opened the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. South Dublin CCC will process and appraise Learner Fund Graduate Bursary applications for our

Child Protection & Welfare: Update from National Child Safeguarding Programme

As services begin to wind down for the summer months, some may be reviewing their CPD/Training Strategy for the coming year.  The National Child Safeguarding Programme would like to remind registered providers of ELC services that Part 2 of the Children First Act 2015 places specific obligations on organisations that

Core Funding: Review & Confirm

The Review and Confirm window closed on Friday 7 April 2023. It is important to note that although the window has now closed, services who have not yet completed the Review and Confirm are still required to complete the process and the Review and Confirm form will remain open on

Parent & Toddler Group Initiative Grants 2023

Information on grants available: Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by P&T Groups that are organised on a not-for-profit basis and involve the participation of parents/guardians to include recently arrived parents and children from Ukraine and other countries in the community. Grants will normally range from

World Book Day is Thurs 2nd March!

This Thursday 2nd March is World Book Day. South Dublin CCC will be running a Social Media Campaign to promote reading in Early Childcare.  We will have suggestions and resources.  Check out our Facebook page. 

Minister O’Gorman appoints Programme Board to oversee planning for a dedicated State Agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC)

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today announced the appointment of a Programme Board to oversee the design and implementation planning phase for a dedicated State agency for Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) in Ireland. In March 2022 Government approved the findings

Introduction to Childminding – South Dublin CCC

Childminding Business Information Sessions Are you thinking of becoming a childminder? Find out what you need to know to get started in this one-hour information session. Click the link or QR code in the post to book your place. https://forms.office.com/e/bfaZbyw9qF If you are interested, scan the QR Code or email

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