The DCEDIY published a new National Action Plan for Childminding in late April 20 Important links – Website full URL – https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/df207-national-action-plan-for-childminding-2021-2028/ URL short link redirect – gov.ie/childminding Facebook page – https://www.
Minister Zappone launches communications campaign on the National Childcare Scheme Monday 23rd September 2019 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone TD is today (Monday, 23rd September) commencing a communications campaign on the National Childcare Scheme. The Min
The Autumn 2019 Learner Fund Bursaries, as confirmed by DCYA, are open for applications from August 19th 2019 to September 27th 2019 at 5:00pm. Details as follows: 1. Early Years Workers Graduate Bursary As per previous years, the award must be placed at level 7/8/9 on the National Framework
Parents with children going to school and availing of care in a setting in the afternoon will need to become familiar with the changes coming in with the introduction of the new School Age Childcare Regulations. Please click on the link below for more information. If you have any queries feel free t
18_02_2019 Minister Zappone Welcomes Commencement of School Age Childcare Regulations ©dcya_gov_ie 2019
A message from Minister Zappone: I am very pleased to launch the Early Years Sector Profile Report for 2017/2018. This is the third year I have had the pleasure of launching the report, which comes at a time of continued and rapid growth for the early years sector. My Department has overseen greater
The Government has today unveiled ‘First 5’, Ireland’s first ever cross-Departmental strategy to support babies, young children and their families. The ambitious ten-year plan will deliver: 1. A broader range of options for parents to balance working and caring 2. A new model of pa
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
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.