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Minister O’Gorman “Over 90% of ELC/SAC’s introduce fee freeze for parents”

DCEDIY – Press Release Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, has todaywelcomed that so far, 92% of Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC)providers have agreed to operate a freeze on parental fees by coming into contract for theTransition Fund.Effective between 2 May and

Early Years Sector Profile 2020/21 Now Available

Outdoor Classroom Day – Thurs May 19th About Outdoor Classroom Day Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors to play and learn. All year round, the Outdoor Classroom Day community

Outdoor Classroom Day Thursday May 19th

Outdoor Classroom Day – Thurs May 19th About Outdoor Classroom Day Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors to play and learn. All year round, the Outdoor Classroom Day community

Interested in becoming a Childminder in your own Home?

Information Event Join our free online Childminding Information Session South Dublin County Childcare Committee in collaboration with Fingal, Wicklow, Dunlaoghaire/Rathdown, Dublin City/County Childcare Committees invite you attend a free online Childminding Information session. To attend this event please register via link below Find out all the information you need. See

Minister O’Gorman announces What Works ‘Sharing Knowledge’ Fund

DCEDIY – Press Release Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, is pleased to announce a €200,000 ‘Sharing Knowledge’ Fund, which will be rolled out as part of the What Works initiative and funded through Dormant Accounts Funding. The ‘Sharing Knowledge’ Fund builds on the 2021 What

Better Start Quality Development Service is now on the Hive

Pobal – Announcement Better Start Quality Development Service Pobal’s Early Years Training Team would like to invite you to a webinar next week. The following topics will be covered in the webinar: 1.       How to submit an application to Quality Development Service (QDS) 2.       Engaging with Quality Development Service on

Annual Early Years Sector Profile 2022 Launched

DCEDIY – Announcement Annual Early Years Sector Profile 2022 As you know, the Annual Early Years Sector Profile 2021/2022 survey is open and available to access on the Early Years Hive. This comprehensive survey of all Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) providers in the country is

Ukrainian & Russian Versions of “A Parent’s Guide to Childcare”

DCEDIY Download Ukrainian & Russian Guides to Childcare (Updated 13th April 2022) The DCEDIY have produced some very handy guides:   A Parent’s Guide to Childcare in Ireland is now available to download in English, Ukrainian and Russian.   See below links. English Version “A Parent’s Guide to Childcare in Ireland” Ukrainian

Minister O’Gorman “Over 90% of ELC/SAC’s introduce fee freeze for parents”

DCEDIY – Press Release Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, has todaywelcomed that so far, 92% of Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC)providers have agreed to operate a freeze on parental fees by coming into contract for theTransition Fund.Effective between 2 May and

Early Years Sector Profile 2020/21 Now Available

Outdoor Classroom Day – Thurs May 19th About Outdoor Classroom Day Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors to play and learn. All year round, the Outdoor Classroom Day community

Outdoor Classroom Day Thursday May 19th

Outdoor Classroom Day – Thurs May 19th About Outdoor Classroom Day Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors to play and learn. All year round, the Outdoor Classroom Day community

Interested in becoming a Childminder in your own Home?

Information Event Join our free online Childminding Information Session South Dublin County Childcare Committee in collaboration with Fingal, Wicklow, Dunlaoghaire/Rathdown, Dublin City/County Childcare Committees invite you attend a free online Childminding Information session. To attend this event please register via link below Find out all the information you need. See

Minister O’Gorman announces What Works ‘Sharing Knowledge’ Fund

DCEDIY – Press Release Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, is pleased to announce a €200,000 ‘Sharing Knowledge’ Fund, which will be rolled out as part of the What Works initiative and funded through Dormant Accounts Funding. The ‘Sharing Knowledge’ Fund builds on the 2021 What

Better Start Quality Development Service is now on the Hive

Pobal – Announcement Better Start Quality Development Service Pobal’s Early Years Training Team would like to invite you to a webinar next week. The following topics will be covered in the webinar: 1.       How to submit an application to Quality Development Service (QDS) 2.       Engaging with Quality Development Service on

Annual Early Years Sector Profile 2022 Launched

DCEDIY – Announcement Annual Early Years Sector Profile 2022 As you know, the Annual Early Years Sector Profile 2021/2022 survey is open and available to access on the Early Years Hive. This comprehensive survey of all Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) providers in the country is

Ukrainian & Russian Versions of “A Parent’s Guide to Childcare”

DCEDIY Download Ukrainian & Russian Guides to Childcare (Updated 13th April 2022) The DCEDIY have produced some very handy guides:   A Parent’s Guide to Childcare in Ireland is now available to download in English, Ukrainian and Russian.   See below links. English Version “A Parent’s Guide to Childcare in Ireland” Ukrainian

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