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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 
April 17, 2018

An Evening with Deirdre Lynch- Autism Advocate & Founder CEO of Not So Different for Parent/Guardians

Come spend an evening with Deirdre Lynch, Autism Advocate and Founder CEO of Not So Different Deirdre is one of the first women on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism in Ireland. This evening gives you the…
April 17, 2018

Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop for Parents/Guardians

Parent/ Guardian Information Event: Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG in partnership with Barnardos are pleased to host an Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying Workshops for Parents/Guardians. This workshop will…
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 06, 2018

Capital Grant Deadline Extended to Wednesday 14th March 2018

DCYA Announcement 5th March 2018 Capital application window extended due to adverse effects of weather New deadline of 3pm Wednesday 14th March 2018 Childcare Providers given extra three working days to complete applications Monday 5th March, 2018 Due to the…
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…
February 28, 2018

DCYA Press Release: Statement on Storm Emma and the Early Years sector 28th February 2018

Statement on Storm Emma and the Early Years sector Wednesday 28th February 2018 The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has been working closely with the National Emergency Coordination Group throughout the week to prepare for the adverse weather…
February 28, 2018

List of Training Cancelled due to Status Red Weather Warning 28th February 18

List of Training Cancelled due to Status Red Weather Warning 28th February 2018 Due to the status red weather warning issued for Wednesday 28th February, the following training have been cancelled and will be rescheduled: · Aistear Síolta Practice Guide - An…
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…

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