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February 21, 2018

Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Now Accepting Applications

Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Reminder that the Early Years and School Age Capital Grants is now open and will stay open until Friday the 9th of March at 3pm. Services can apply through the PIP system. What can I apply for The…
February 20, 2018

Learner Fund Bursary 2018

Learner Fund Bursary 2018 The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary (announced early 2017) to Early Years practitioners who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8,…
February 19, 2018

Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents

The Child Protection section of our website has now been updated to include information on the requirements of Children First Act 2015 including mandatory reporting and requirement for services to have a Child Safeguarding Statement. This section also…
February 19, 2018

DCCC Outreach Clinics

Dublin City Childcare Committee's Development Officers will begin to offer support to Early Years Providers, Childminders and Parents through the provision of monthly outreach clinics. These outreach clinics will be held in each of DCCC's catchment areas.…
January 25, 2018

Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018

Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) very significantly increases the obligations and responsibilities for organisations and businesses in how they collect, use and protect personal data. At the centre…
January 25, 2018

Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018

Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018 Due to announcements in Budget 2018, please see table below to review information regarding September 2018 eligibility criteria. This table is also available under the ECCE Calculator on our homepage. 
January 25, 2018

Children First Act 2015 Briefing Sessions for Early Years Services

Children First Act 2015 Briefing Sessions for Early Years Services Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to host the following Children First Act 2015 Briefing Sessions for Early Years Services. The Children First Act 2015 Briefing Sessions will…
January 12, 2018

Dublin City Childcare Committee are Hiring!

Dublin City Childcare Committee are recruiting for a Development Officer Dublin City Childcare Committee wish to recruit one full-time Development Officer for a specific purpose contract for six months. The ideal candidate for the Development Officer role…
December 13, 2017

Winter Newsletter now available to Download!

Winter Newsletter now Available! Our Autumn Newsletter is now available to download below: Winter Newsletter 2017 If you require printed copies of the newsletter email info@dccc.ie 
December 08, 2017

Children First Resources: New Legal Obligations Mandatory Reporting and Child Safeguarding Statements

Mandatory Reporting and Child Safeguarding Statements – New Requirements Theresa Sweeney, National Coordinator, Early Years Child Protection Programme From December 11, 2017 Early Years Services including staff, service owners, board of management and…
December 05, 2017

Capital 2018 Announcement

Monday 4th December, 2017 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs is delighted to announce that there will be an Early Years and a School Age Childcare Capital Programme in 2018. The purpose of this announcement is to alert childcare services about the…
November 24, 2017

Children First Updates - 24th November 17

Children First Updates 24th November 17 Mandated Reporting starts on December 11th 2017. Tusla and National Children First Early Years Committee are working to update the materials and resources with the new requirements. 5 Steps to Prepare for Mandatory…
November 20, 2017

A new album has been added to our Photo Gallery

DCCC have added a new album Best Practice Seminar "Where the Imaginative Things Are" to our photo gallery on our homepage. To view the album see the Photo Gallery on our homepage or click HERE
November 17, 2017

Business Seminar: Getting the Balance right - Creating a vibrant yet viable early years’ service

Attention: Change of Start Time for Business Seminar - Seminar will run from 10.00a.m. to 4.00p.m. on Saturday 2nd December Book your place for our upcoming Business Seminar: Getting the Balance right- Creating a Vibrant yet Viable Early Years’ Service by…
October 27, 2017

DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1

Version 1.1 of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Childcare Programme Rules has been published. Please find below documents: Version 1.1 of the DCYA Childcare Programme Rules, Letter to Services regarding record keeping and a Notice regarding…

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