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August 14, 2018

Graduate Bursary Summer / Autumn 2018 Now Open for Applications

Graduate Bursary Summer / Autumn 2018 The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Years practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. All…
August 10, 2018

Rules for DCYA Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs Childcare Funding Programme Rules has been published. Please click here to access the 'Rules for DCYA Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019' The new DCYA Rules document is also available on DCYA's website…
August 08, 2018

Upcoming Training - Supporting Emotional Well-Being for Children 0-3 Years

Supporting Emotional Well-Being for Children 0-3 Years Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to host a behaviour management seminar “Supporting Emotional Well-being for Children 0-3 Years”. This event has been organised to offer Early Years educators…
June 15, 2018

"To Compliance and Beyond" A Guide for Early Years Services Is Now Available to Download

DCCC's "To Compliance and Beyond" A Guide for Early Years Services is now Available! Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication ‘To Compliance and Beyond’ is a guide for Early Years services to support their journey towards compliance and the…
June 01, 2018

DCYA Announcement 1st June 2018 - Capital funding

DCYA Announcement 1st June 2018 Minister announces total of €6.87m in Capital funding to be awarded to providers of Early Years and School Age Childcare this summer · €6.87m in Capital funding to be awarded to childcare providers across the country · More…
May 10, 2018

Updated Criteria for Better Start Quality Development Service

Please see documents below for the updated criteria for services requesting quality support from Better Start and a 10 step guidance document on the process. The Better Start Quality Development Service Criteria document below outlines the criteria for which…
May 01, 2018

3rd edition of the National Síolta Aistear Initiative Newsletter is now available

The third edition of the NSAI Newsletter Síolta Aistear Newsletter April 2018 is now available to download. It contains: • Introduction to the new Aistear Coordinator • Dispositions Tip Sheets • Update on NSAI • Information on Preschool to Primary School…
April 25, 2018

Launch of new publication "To Compliance and Beyond"

On the 24th April 2018, we held a launch for our new publication "To Compliance and Beyond" A Guide for Early Years Services. The evening was a great success with an inspiring talk from Grainne McKenna who spoke about Professionalism and Self-Care and its…
April 17, 2018

Spring Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

DCCC's Spring Newsletter 2018 is now Available! Our Spring Newsletter is now available to download below: DCCC Spring Newsletter 2018 All services should receive copies, if you require additional printed copies of the newsletter please email info@dccc.ie 
March 15, 2018

DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download

DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download DCCC's Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start are now available to download in both English and Irish Versions from the Publications -…
March 13, 2018

LINC Application process commenced 12th March 2018

Leadership for INCLusion in the Early Years Programme (LINC) The application process for students interested in partaking in the LINC Programme for the 2018/2019 academic year commenced on the 12th March 2018. Please click the link to view a digital version…
March 13, 2018

PIP Announcement 12th March Force Majeure Update for Storm Emma

PIP Announcement 12th March 2018 Force Majeure update for Storm Emma ​ Many thanks to all the services who have submitted their Force Majeure forms. We are currently processing them and will be in contact should we require any further clarifications. Note:…
March 05, 2018

DCYA Announcement Overage Exemptions 5th March 2018

Further flexibility announced to overage exemptions to free pre-school programme pending outcome of consultation process Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone Monday 5th March, 2018 Parents of children with…
March 04, 2018

Latest Updates to the Early Years and School Age Childcare Sector 4th March 18

Latest Updates to the Early Years and School Age Childcare Sector re: Weather Warnings PIP Announcement: Update to Early Years and School Age Childcare Sector - Sunday 4th March 2018The red weather warning has now been been lifted nationwide and there will…
February 28, 2018

DCCC Office Closure Notice due to Status Red Weather Warning

Dublin City Childcare Committee Office Closure Notice due to Status Red Weather Warning Due to the status red weather warning, Dublin City Childcare Committee's office will be closed on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018. DCCC staff will remain…

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