Budget 2017:Q&A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

Budget 2017 saw the announcement of a new affordable childcare scheme that will see all existing subsidised schemes – excluding the free pre-school years – replaced with a single system of targeted and universal payments to help with the cost of childcare. The first, targeted subsidy will be mea

A Useful Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes

Below is a useful guide to the national childcare funding programmes available. In this download you will find information on ECCE( Early Childhood Care and Education), CCS (Community Childcare Subvention), CCSP (Community Childcare Subvention Private) and TEC (Training and Employment Childcare) eli

New L.I.T Early Childhood Care and Education B.A. Degree

L.I.T Thurles commenced a new fulltime Early Childhood Care and Education Degree in September 2016. The aim of the 3 year full time degree programme is to enable participants to become professional, reflective practitioners with an integrated approach in early childhood education and care. Students