Roscommon CCC ‘Guide to Policies and Procedures in an Early Childhood Care and Education setting’ is now available to download as a word document. Please click the link here download the guide for a nominal coat of €20.
A healthy parent-child relationship is the greatest protective factor to support better outcomes for children and young people. We are delighted to share information on a public talk by Dr John Sharry on ‘Solution Focus Parenting: Learning how to encourage your children’s strengths and to solve problems in a stress free way!’ This ‘Healthy Ireland’ […]
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced that the new Affordable Childcare Scheme will open for applications in mid- October 2019, with payments flowing from November 2019. The scheme will offer a single, easy to access system of financial subsidies towards childcare for families in Ireland. Through this, it will enhance […]
Adult Education Services Dún Laoghaire Rathdown in DDLETB Training Centre Loughinstown The Adult Education Service is now advertising for their upcoming training courses for 2019. Please click here to see their range of courses. If you are interested in applying or need more information, you can contact them on 012043660 or visit their website here.
This October the RSA’s Check it Fits service in partnership with Toyota will be visiting Dublin. Did you know it’s the law that all children under 150cms or 36kgs must use a child car seat appropriate to their weight and height. In Ireland as many as 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted which […]
Dear Early Years Provider, We are delighted to make available 3 support documents that have been developed for early years services on developing a Child Safeguarding Statement The resources are: Child Safeguarding Statement Template for EarlyYears Feb 2018 Draft Child Protection and Welfare Reporting Procedure Developing a Child Safeguarding Statement: A Guide for Early Years Services […]
Budget 2018 changes in Relation to the ECCE Programme The following is a summary of changes to the ECCE programme with effect from September 2018: All eligible children will receive two full programme years Age of eligibility reduced from 3 years to 2 years and 8 months Upper age limit remains 5 years and 6 […]
As you know Mandated Reporting starts on December 11th, 2017. In advance of these new legal requirements here are some resources that may be of use to you and your staff: ‘5 Steps to Prepare for Mandated Reporting’ – This is a handy 5 step guide that you can follow to ensure all staff are aware […]
Minister Katherine Zappone has launched the Early Years Sector Profile Report 2016/2017. Link to Full Report here, which is developed and published by Pobal for the Department of Children and Youth Affairs annually. Pobal would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for taking the time to complete and submit the survey. It provides a […]