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March 24, 2020

Activities and Ideas to Keep Children Occupied at Home

Dear Parents/Guardians, As we are in uncertain times, we are likely to be spending more time at home while we practice social distancing and trying to keep our children occupied can be quite challenging. They are now out of the routine of…
March 23, 2020

Parent and Toddler Group Grant Initiative 2020

Dublin City Childcare Committee in collaboration with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) are seeking applications for the Parent and Toddler Groups Initiative Grant 2020. Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by…
March 16, 2020

Information links on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Important Contact Details

In relation to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 virus, please see guidance from the HPSC website for staff in childcare and educational settings click HERE. If you have concerns please contact the HPSC or HSE numbers below for advice, contact details listed below.…
March 16, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Announcements and Guidance

In relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have compiled a list of recent announcements and guidance. We have also included relevant announcements from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection below. Announcements listed as of published…
March 16, 2020

Dublin City Childcare Committee Update re: COVID-19 including Contact Details

Following the government announcement of the closure of schools, colleges and childcare facilities and in the interest of public health and safety and that of our staff team, Dublin City Childcare Committee staff will be working remotely. There will be staff…
March 11, 2020

DCYA Update on Coronavirus (Covid-19) 10th March 2020

In relation to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), please see the most recent guidance from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs issued on 10th March 2020. Click here to view. The Department of Children and Youth Affairs will keep providers informed of…
February 27, 2020

Early Years Update- Re-registration Phase II

Tusla have issued an update and a Guidance Document: Remaining documents for re-registration. This guidance will provide further information on what you need to do to complete the process, and what support is available. This update is available on Tusla's…
February 26, 2020

*APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED* Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020

Important PIP Announcement re: Capital Grants 27th March 2020 EARLY YEARS CAPITAL PROGRAMME 2020-APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED The Early Years Capital Programme 2020 was due to close to applications on 27 March 2020. Given the difficulties being experienced across…
February 24, 2020

Code of Professional Responsibilities and Code of Ethics for Early Years Educators

Download “Code of Professional Responsibilities and Code of Ethics for Early Years Educators”, a publication from the Professionalisation Sub-Group of the Early Years Forum here
February 24, 2020

Attention Childminders! Childminding Network Evenings taking place

Early Years services please feel free to share this poster with parents/guardians and Childminders. Parents/Guardians please share with any Childminders you may know. ALL CHILDMINDERS ARE WELCOME!!!
February 17, 2020

First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019

First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019 Dear Colleagues, As you are aware under the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016, a new regulatory requirement will come into force from June 1st, 2020. From then under Regulation 25,…
January 31, 2020

Statement by Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. on payments to Childcare Services for the Day of Protest

Statement by Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. on payments to Childcare Services for the Day of Protest Published: 30 January 2020 From: Department of Children and Youth Affairs Having considered the concerns and circumstances of the Childcare sector, Minister…
January 29, 2020

An Irish edition of the Parents Guide 2019-2020 is now available!

The Parent's Guide to the Childcare Funding Programmes 2019-2020 is now available in Irish. The document can be downloaded here: Parents Guide to the Childcare Funding Programmes 2019-2020 Irish Edition If you would like hard copies of this document limited…
January 27, 2020

DCCC are Recruiting!

Dublin City Childcare Committee are Recruiting! Dublin City Childcare Committee wish to recruit one full-time Project Officer for a fixed term contract until the 31st of December 2020 and a part-time Development Officer on a specific purpose contract until…
December 12, 2019

New updated To Compliance and Beyond Guide now available to download

 "To Compliance and Beyond" A Guide for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare services updated November 2019 An updated version of the Compliance Guide is now available to download. To Download the updated Compliance Guide click HERE Copies of the…

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