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
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
We are pleased to inform you the application system is now available for the new Leadership for Inclusion programme (LINC) introduced by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs under the Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM). LINC is a level 6 special purpose award designed to support
The TUSLA Inspection tool is now available to be downloaded and viewed at the link below. The inspection tool to be used by Tusla Inspectors until the Quality Regulatory Framework is published As you maybe aware the CHILD CARE ACT 1991 (EARLY YEARS SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2016 are now in force. TUSLA
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
The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the ECCE programme. Its goal is to empower service providers to deliver an inclusive pre-school experience, ensuring that every eligible child can fully participate in the ECCE
Dear Providers, Below you will find some helpful resources to help you manage, control and prevent infectious diseases and identify notifiable disease. HPSC is part of the Health Service Executive and works in partnership with health service providers and sister organisations in Ireland and around t
‘A Step by Step Guide to becoming a Professional Childminder’ has been developed for anyone interested in accessing information about setting up/developing a childminding business in their own home.