Latest Childcare News

August 17, 2017

It starts Now Dublin City CCC More Affordable Video

***ATTENTION PARENTS*** Are you looking for information on the More Affordable Childcare Scheme for September 2017. Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to provide a short video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes. To view please click the link… Read More
August 17, 2017

DCYA Announcement School Age Capital grant announcement

DCYA Announcement School Age Capital grant announcement Thursday 17th August, 2017 Minister Zappone announces €1.2m capital grants for 263 providers of School Age Childcare Grants of up to €5000 to improve existing services Response to consultation with… Read More
August 10, 2017

Changes To The Affordable Childcare Website

Changes To The Affordable Childcare Website: WWW.AFFORDABLECHILDCARE.IE Please note: some changes have been made to the Affordable Childcare Website www.affordablechildcare.ie to make it more user friendly for parents. The homepage no longer has a provider… Read More
August 09, 2017

September Readiness 2017/2018 PIP Announcement

September Readiness 2017/2018 PIP Announcement Below is the key information you will need in relation to registrations, deadline dates, how to guides and payment schedules for the coming weeks. Further information will be available in the coming weeks. If you… Read More
August 02, 2017

DCYA Announcement School Age Capital grant Announcement.

DCYA Announcement School Age Capital grant announcement. 1st August 2017 Govt funds 5,000 extra childcare spaces for school age children. Capital Funding increases 33% to €4m Childcare awareness campaign ‘It Starts Now’ launched to inform parents of €19m in… Read More
July 28, 2017

More Affordable Childcare Resources

More Affordable Childcare Resources To view resources and information related to the More Affordable Childcare Scheme, please click on the link below. This list of resources includes a Guidebook for Early Years Providers, Leaflets and Posters in both English… Read More
July 26, 2017

Notice: Publication of the revised ruleset for DCYA childcare funded childcare programmes (ECCE, CCS/P/R/T and TEC)

​24 July 2017 PIP Announcement Notice: Publication of the revised ruleset for DCYA childcare funded childcare programmes (ECCE, CCS/P/R/T and TEC) N.B. For the attention of all childcare providers The document DCYA Childcare Funding Programmes – Information… Read More
July 19, 2017

Capital Funding Announcement 19th July 2017

Childcare Capital Funding Doubled to €8.4m : Zappone More than 2,200 new childcare places pave way for big changes in September “Accessible affordable quality Childcare needs proper infrastructure” Statement by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr… Read More
July 05, 2017

Extension Granted for Parent & Toddler/ Parent & Baby Group Grant 2017

Extension Granted for Parent & Toddler/ Parent & Baby Group Grant 2017 Parent and Toddler Grant 2017: Calling all Parent & Toddler Groups/ Parent & Baby Groups You can now apply to Dublin City Childcare Committee for a grant for your local group. Click here… Read More
June 09, 2017

Childminding Development Grant Open Now!

Childminding Development grant is open now! Requirements: - Voluntary Notification and Child Protection training OR - Statutory Notification to pre-school officer, QAP and Child Protection training OR - QAP and Child protection training; Deadline for… Read More
June 02, 2017

DCCC are recruiting!

Dublin City Childcare Committee: Development Officer Dublin City Childcare Committee wishes to recruit one full-time Development Officer for a fixed term contract until 31st December 2017. The ideal candidate for the Development Officer role will have at… Read More
June 01, 2017

IMPORTANT: Information Sessions by DCYA on More Affordable Childcare

IMPORTANT: Information Sessions by DCYA on More Affordable Childcare The DCYA is hosting a nationwide series of information sessions for childcare providers regarding the measures introduced for September 2017 to make childcare more affordable for parents.… Read More
May 31, 2017

PARENT & TODDLER GRANT 2017

Parent and Toddler Grant 2017 Calling all Parent & Toddler Groups/ Parent & Baby Groups You can now apply to the Dublin City Childcare Committee for a grant for your local group. Click here to download the Guidelines and Application Form: Parent and Toddler… Read More
May 17, 2017

Professional Practice Seminar for Providers, Practitioners and Childminders

Professional Practice Seminar for Providers, Practitioners and Childminders “Building a Community of Professionals, Learners and Leaders” Saturday May 27th, 9.00am – 4.30pm The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 Dublin City Childcare Committee is… Read More
May 15, 2017

Access and Inclusion Model (Programme) - Applications for 2017/18

Access and Inclusion Model (Programme) - Applications for 2017/18 PIP Announcement The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) Programme will be accepting new applications for children commencing/returning to the ECCE programme in 2017/2018 from Friday 12th May… Read More
May 05, 2017

School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension

School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension to deadline - Friday 12th May, 2017 Important Update – School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension to deadline The deadline for the submission of applications to the School Aged Childcare Capital… Read More
April 26, 2017

EYC 2017 EXTENSION TO DEADLINE

Important Update - EYC 2017 EXTENSION TO DEADLINE The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) have agreed an extension for the submission of applications to the Early Years Capital grant 2017. The final date for the applicants to submit an application… Read More
April 20, 2017

Only 7 days left to apply for LINC 2017/18!

Only 7 days left to apply for LINC 2017/18! Go towww.lincprogramme.ie where you will find a redesigned application form, which is easy and quick to complete online. Just to remind you of the benefits to you and your setting of participating in the LINC… Read More
April 12, 2017

Affordable Childcare Announcement 12th April 17

Government announces plans for the delivery of more affordable childcare this September Highest levels of supports for families with the lowest incomes: Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone and Minister for Social… Read More
April 10, 2017

DCCC Newsletter Spring 2017

DCCC Newsletter Spring 2017 The latest edition of DCCC Newsletter-Spring 2017 is now available to download below: DCCC Newsletter Spring 2017 If you require a printed copy of this newsletter please contact info@dccc.ie. All services within Dubin City should… Read More
April 07, 2017

School Age Childcare Capital Programme 2017 Open for Applications

School Age Childcare Capital Programme 2017 Pobal has been engaged by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to manage the School Age Childcare Capital Programme 2017, recently announced by Minister Zappone, see full announcementhere. €3m is being… Read More
April 03, 2017

Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Plus

Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Plus The Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Plus programme is now live on your PIP page. Community/ Not-for-Profit Childcare services can now start registering children under CCS Plus. Once the Primary Authorised User… Read More
March 29, 2017

Applications for LINC 2017/18 now open!

Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years The Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years programme, LINC, is a Level 6 Special Purpose Award (Higher Education). The programme is designed to enhance inclusion of children with additional needs in early years… Read More
March 27, 2017

LINC Announcement 27th March 2017

Minister Zappone announces 900 free places on the Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years (LINC) Higher Education Programme Monday 27th March, 2017 Applications will open this week for the second intake onto the Leadership for Inclusion (LINC) higher… Read More
March 22, 2017

EARLY YEARS CAPITAL 2017 APPLICANT GUIDELINES

EARLY YEARS CAPITAL 2017 APPLICANT GUIDELINES Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that the Early Years Capital 2017 programme has been launched by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Applicant Guidelines are now available. To… Read More
March 21, 2017

€4m capital funding announcement 20th March 17

Building a new childcare system, €4m capital funding confirmed Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone Monday 20th March, 2017 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone, has announced that €4m is… Read More
March 13, 2017

Parent Event "Supporting Children with Additonal Needs"

Parent Event "Supporting Children with Additional Needs" Dublin City Childcare Committee in partnership with Sensational Kids a re pleased to host a Parent Support event on Saturday April 29th in The Ashling Hotel. This event will provide parents and others… Read More
March 10, 2017

DCYA announcement of €3m Euro to support School Age Childcare 6th Mar 17

DCYA announcement of €3m Euro to support School Age Childcare 6th Mar 17 For your information the following announcement was made on the 6th March 2017 in relation to funding to support School Age Childcare. Full announcement:… Read More
March 10, 2017

Dublin City Childcare Committee Upcoming Training Schedule

Dublin City Childcare Committee Upcoming Training Schedule Visit our Eventbrite page on the link below to see all our upcoming training for the next number of months: https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/dublin-city-childcare-committee-10895546656 Further information… Read More
March 09, 2017

Tusla updated FAQ document in relation to AIM 1st March 17

March 1st -Tusla have updated their FAQ document in relation to AIM See link for updated FAQ document: http://www.tusla.ie/uploads/content/V3_Questions_asked_To_Tusla_Early_Years_Inspectorate_1st_March_2017.pdf Read More
March 06, 2017

Dublin City Childcare Committee are currently recruiting for two vacancies

Dublin City Childcare Committee: Clerical Officer & Programme Officer (Part-Time) Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG: Two Vacancies Clerical Officer DCCC Fulltime Programme Officer Part time 21 hours per week Each position is contracted on a fixed term… Read More
February 28, 2017

Effective Time Management for Managers of Early Years Settings

Effective Time Management for Managers of Early Years Settings Reminder about our Effective Time Management for Managers of Early Years Settings training taking place on the 15 March 2017. Managing an Early Years servcie requires the management of multiple… Read More
February 23, 2017

New Dates Available for Always Children First Child Protection Training

Always Children First Child Protection Training - Foundation and Refresher Training New Dates Available! Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to offer a number of Child Protection Training courses taking place over the next number of months. The Always… Read More
February 13, 2017

LINC Training Programme 2017

Leadership for Inclusion in Early Years Settings - LINC training programme 2017 The Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years programme, LINC, is a Special Purpose Level 6 Award for staff in Early Years settings to undertake the role of Inclusion… Read More
February 10, 2017

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Guideline/Charter New Training Dates Announced

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Guideline/Charter Training New Training Dates announced Three new Diversity, Equality and Includion training workshops have been announced for the coming months. Please see our Eventbrite profile for full details or to book… Read More
February 01, 2017

Updated Q and A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme 30-01-17

DCYA's updated Q&A document on the Affordable Childcare Scheme published on 30th January 2017 Click link to view this updated Q & A document: Q and A on Affordable Childcare Scheme 30-01-17 Read More
January 30, 2017

Dublin City Childcare Committee are recruiting

Dublin City Childcare Committee: Development Officer Dublin City Childcare Committee Ltd wish to recruit one full-time Development Officer for a fixed term contract until 31st December 2017. The ideal candidate for the Development Officer role will have at… Read More
January 19, 2017

New Training Dates Available to Book

New Training Dates Available Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Guideline/Charter Training (4 day workshop) in February 2017 is now available to book online, for more details or to book your place please click here Creating Polices and Procedure for Early… Read More
January 09, 2017

Reminder Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Guidelines and Charter Training

Reminder: Our 'Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Guidelines and Charter Training' starts this Thursday 12th January 2017. This will be a 3 part training course for providers/practitioners of ECCE settings under DCCC's remit area. To book a place on this… Read More
January 09, 2017

Revised Question & Answer document: “Questions asked to Tusla Early Years Inspectorate re: Early Years Regulations 2016

Revised Question & Answer document: “Questions asked to Tusla Early Years Inspectorate re: Early Years Regulations 2016" Version 2 Updated December 2016 For your information the revised version of the Questions & Answer Document “Questions asked to Tusla… Read More
January 03, 2017

Bursary for Level 7, 8 and 9 Graduates now available!

Learner Fund Bursary for Levels 7, 8 and 9 Graduates The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) plan to pay a Bursary (of approx. €750) to Early Years practitioners who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7,… Read More
December 16, 2016

For your information: Shared Parenting Seminar

For your Information: A Shared Parenting Seminar launching the Results of Ireland's First National Survey on Shared Parenting will take place on the 30th January 2017 in The Mansion House. For more information, see Save the Date below: Read More
December 15, 2016

Carrying Out Support and Supervisions of Early Years and School Age Staff Training

Dublin City Childcare Committee, in association with Damar Consultancy Ltd, would like to invite the management of your childcare service to training on the Support and Supervision of Staff. This is a 2-day event on Tuesday 17th January 2017 and Thursday 16th… Read More
December 13, 2016

DCCC Winter Newsletter 2016

Dublin City Childcare Committee's Winter Newsletter 2016 is now available to download here Read More
December 12, 2016

Upcoming 4 day Quality Awareness Programme for Childminders

Quality Awareness Programme for Home Based Childminders (4 day training) Dublin City Childcare Committee would like to invite childminders, parents and anybody who is interested in becoming a childminder to a 4 day Quality Awareness Programme for Home Based… Read More
December 12, 2016

Upcoming Always Children First Child Protection training

Always Children First (Foundation Level) Child Protection Training will begin again in the New Year. Our first session is scheduled for Saturday the 28th January 2017 in the Gresham hotel. Clickhere for further information or to book a place. Further dates to… Read More
December 12, 2016

Full Review of Pen Green Trip

Valerie Gaynor from Creative Kids & Co wrote a review of our recent trip to Pen Green, Centre of Excellence which featured in our recent Winter Newsletter. To view her full article including lots more photographs of the centre, please clickhere Read More
November 18, 2016

DCCC Christmas Network & Information Sessions

Dublin City Childcare Committee Christmas Network and Information Sessions Dublin City Childcare Committee would like to invite you to our Christmas Network and Information Sessions which will take place on Monday 12th December and Tuesday 13th December 2016… Read More
November 16, 2016

Learner Fund Approved Training Provider Panel

Learner Fund Approved Training Provider The Learner Fund is an initiative of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA). Since this Initiative was established in 2014, more than 3,000 early years practitioners have been supported through the Learner… Read More
October 20, 2016

Updated Q&A on Budget 2017 - Affordable Childcare Scheme 18-10-16

DCYA's updated Q&A document on Budget 2017 Affordable Childcare Scheme published on 18th Oct 2016 Click link to view Q & A document: Budget 2017 FAQ Doc 18-10-2016 Read More
October 17, 2016

A Guide to Early Years Education Focused Inspections

A Guide to Early Years Education Focused Inspections A useful guide to Early-years Education-focused Inspection (EYEI) in Early-years settings participating in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme. Click here to download: A Guide to Early… Read More
October 12, 2016

BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

Budget 2017 in relation to the Affordable Childcare Scheme, please see the link attached to view the new Questions & Answers document released by DCYA. http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/earlyyears/20161011QandAonAffordableChildcareSchemeBudget2017.PDF Read More
October 06, 2016

Dublin City Childcare Committee are currently recruiting

Dublin City Childcare Committee: Vacancies x 3 Dublin City Childcare Committee Ltd wish to recruit two full-time Development Officers and one part-time financial administrator (3days per week)for a fixed term contract until 31st December 2016. The ideal… Read More
October 04, 2016

Department of Education and Skills (DES) Presentation

Department of Education and Skills (DES) Presentation on the new Early Years Education Focused Inspection Process was presented to Dublin City Childcare Providers on Wednesday the 28th September. Click here to view this presentation DES have also released… Read More
September 30, 2016

"Watch me! See me! Hear me! Connect with me!" Best Practice Seminar 2016

Our annual Best Practice Seminar for Childminders, Early Years Practitioners and Parents will be this November 12th at Marino Institute of Education. The Seminar will present learning opportunities that support quality and best practice in all early years… Read More
September 29, 2016

DCCC Newsletter Autumn 2016

DCCC's Autumn 2016 Newsletter is now available to download, please click here Read More
September 28, 2016

New Training Courses on our Training Events

Three new courses are now available to book onto under our Training Events section of the website: HR Seminar, 20th October at 6.30pm An Introduction to the Governance code, 27th October, 6pm Managing stress in the Workplace, 10th November 6pm Click here for… Read More
September 16, 2016

Learner Fund 4 re-opened

Learner Fund 4 has re-opened and is now accepting applications up to 6 p.m. on 28th October 2016 Following a review of Learner Fund 4, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs have amended the Learner Fund 4 criteria to take account of feedback it has… Read More
September 05, 2016

Supplementary Funding Programme Information for Parents (may be included with Parents Guide)

This Supplementary Funding Information for parents may be beneficial to include with the Parents Guide as it provides additional information on the subvention rates. Please click here to view this Supplementary Funding Information Read More
September 01, 2016

QQI Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education

QQI Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education Are you an Approved Learner Applicant under the Learner Fund for Level 6? Early Childhood Ireland have now scheduled programmes based on their Expression of Interest results. You can book and pay for these… Read More
August 31, 2016

Questions asked to Tusla Early Years Inspectorate re Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016

This Question and Answer document has been developed by Tusla following the briefing sessions that the early years inspectorate had with the sector in May and June 2016. To view this Question and Answer document please click here Read More
August 29, 2016

PIP Announcement 26th August 16

PIP Notice 26th August 2016 ECCE- Preliminary Payments Please click here for more details Read More
August 24, 2016

Professional Development Training Schedule 2017

For a list of all upcoming Training & Events for 2017 and to book your place please see our Eventbrite profile below: Dublin City Childcare Committee Eventbrite page or check out our Facebook page for link to booking page. Each event will be open for… Read More
August 24, 2016

A Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2016/2017

A Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2016/2017 The latest version of our Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2016/2017 is now available. Click here to view the guide. Read More
August 10, 2016

Additional Programme Application Form 2016

This application form is for services who are interested in joining an extra funding programme - ECCE / TEC / CCS / CCSP. You only need to submit this form if you want to join another funding programme, one that you did not offer this year. If you are… Read More
August 10, 2016

Dublin City Childcare Committee Training Schedule

Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to share our upcoming professional development training workshops and events for the remainder of 2016. For more information, and to book a place at these upcoming events, please click here Read More
August 10, 2016

Application Forms for ECCE Higher Capitation now available

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) are now accepting ECCE Higher Capitation Applications from service providers. For more information, and to download the Higher Capitation Application Forms, please visit the DCYA website here. Please note… Read More
July 06, 2016

Learner Fund 3 (May 2016)

Learner Fund 3 (May 2016) is now open to registered childminders and to those with a Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) qualification recognition letter. Who can apply: If you have applied to the DCYA for qualification status recognition and have… Read More
June 27, 2016

Access Inclusion Model (AIM)

The Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme. In November 2015, the Government launched the Inter-Departmental… Read More
June 23, 2016

New Pre School Regulations - Qualification Requirements

The new Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016 come into operation on the 30th of June 2016. These new regulations require that all staff counted in the adult child ratio’s must have a minimum qualification of a major award in early… Read More
June 03, 2016

Parent & Toddler Grant 2016

Calling all Parent & Toddler Groups You can now apply to the Dublin City Childcare Committee for a grant for your local group. Click here to download the Guidelines and Application Form Funding will be available for: Toys, equipment and books Training for… Read More
June 03, 2016

New Process for 2016/2017 Funding Programme Contracts

New Process for 2016/2017 Funding Programme Contracts Contracts for childcare providers who are currently offering one or more of the childcare funding programmes (TEC, CCS and / or ECCE) will soon be processed. This year the process will differ slightly in… Read More
June 03, 2016

New Entrants to Childcare Funding Programmes 2016-2017

Applications are now invited for potential childcare providers who wish to enter one or more childcare funding programmes from September 2016. Childcare services who are changing ownership are also required to apply as new entrants to funding programmes. The… Read More
April 29, 2016

Attention Childminders!

Childminding Development Grant is open for 2016. For the grant requirements and application form please contact Audra at audra@dccc.ie or 01 889 7123. Read More
April 29, 2016

‘What to Do When Children’s Challenging Behaviour Disrupts?’ Workshop

‘What to Do When Children’s Challenging Behaviour Disrupts?’ Owing to the success of our previous two workshops Val Mullally is back! Date: Wednesday, 25th of May, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Venue: Beresford Hotel, Store Street, Dublin 1 (next to… Read More
April 15, 2016

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Early Childhood Studies - Dundalk Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Early Childhood Studies - Dundalk Institute of Technology Dundalk Institute of Technology are currently accepting applications for the BA in Applied Early Childhood Studies, commencing September 2016. Read More
April 14, 2016

Commencement of Education-focused Inspections in Early-Years Settings participating in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme

Commencement of Education-focused Inspections in Early-Years Settings participating in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme 13th April 2016 The Department of Education and Skills (DES) and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA)… Read More
April 07, 2016

New Programme for Early Years Inclusion Co-ordinators To Be Rolled Out This Year

‘Supporting Access to the ECCE Programme for Children with a Disability’ New National Higher Education Programme for Inclusion Co-ordinators in Early Years Settings to be rolled out this year Full details available in the following DCYA Press… Read More
March 30, 2016

New Level 5 & Level 6 training available in Portabello Institute

Portobello Institute – New Level 5 and Level 6 training available New courses are being offered by Portobello Institute for students approved on the Learner Fund. These Level 5 and Level 6 courses are offered on a fully supported blended learning basis and… Read More
March 23, 2016

Job Opportunity in Dublin City Childcare Committee - Clerical Officer

Clerical Officer Dublin City Childcare Committee is seeking to appoint a Clerical Officer for a fixed term contract until 31st December 2016 to be extended subject to funding from the Department of Children & Youth Affairs. The candidate must have excellent… Read More
February 17, 2016

2016 Capital Funding for Early Years Services announced

Dr James Reilly, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has announced the launch of capital funding totalling €4 million for Early Years services in 2016 (EYC2016). Key Messages This funding is specifically for pre-school providers – both… Read More
February 16, 2016

Learner Fund 3 Now Re-opened until March 10th

Learner Fund 3 has Re-opened Learner Fund 3 is now re-open for applications for Level 5 training The closing date for applications is March 10th 2016 @ 6pm. Learner Fund 3 offers a subsidy towards the cost of training to support existing early years… Read More
February 16, 2016

Job Opportunities in Dublin City Childcare Committee

Job Opportunities in Dublin City Childcare Committee Business Support Officer Fixed term contract until 31st December 2016 to be extended subject to funding from the Department of Children & Youth Affairs. The ideal candidate will have at least a Level 7… Read More
February 03, 2016

Is Your Child Eligible for the Free Preschool Year? Check our ECCE Eligibility Poster

Is Your Child Eligible for the Free Preschool Year? See our ECCE Eligibility Poster and our ECCE Eligibility Help Sheet to check when your child is eligible for the Free Preschool Year Read More
January 26, 2016

Learner Fund 4 Now Open for Applications

Learner Fund 4 opened for applications on Monday 25th January and will remain open until 6 pm, 10th March 2016. Learner Fund 4 will assist staff members to secure the necessary qualifications for the position as ‘ECCE Room Leader’ (i.e. Level 6 Award on the… Read More
December 10, 2015

Published list of Early Years DCYA Recognised Qualifications

Published list of Early Years DCYA Recognised Qualifications We have just issued our end of year Newsletter and included within, is a published list of the Early Years Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) Recognised Qualifications . What you need… Read More
September 30, 2015

ECCE HIGHER CAPITATION

ECCE HIGHER CAPITATION The ECCE Higher Capitation application process for the 2015/16 Programme Call is now open. Please find attached a copy of the document outlining the criteria and application process for ECCE Higher Capitation and a copy of the… Read More
July 28, 2015

Future Investment in Childcare in Ireland

Future Investment in Childcare in Ireland On the 22nd of July the Department of Children and Youth Affairs published a report, which proposes how best to invest in childcare services into the future. The report, prepared by the recently established… Read More
June 17, 2015

Early Years Education focused Inspections Briefing Paper - May 2015

Early Years Education Focused Inspections Briefing Paper - May 2015 The Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills (DES), at the request of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA), is developing a model of inspection that focuses on… Read More
May 20, 2015

Quality Supports – Environment Rating Scales

Dublin City Childcare Committee offer a range of quality supports to childcare providers across Dublin City. We can now offer support in childcare services using: The Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS-R) and The Early Childhood Environment Rating… Read More

 

 

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