Important Update – School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension to deadline
Now Live - Early Years Service Profile
Go to www.lincprogramme.ie, where you will find a redesigned application form, which is easy and quick to complete online.
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has directed the expansion of criteria for the Childcare Education and Training Support programme (CETS) from the 27th of March 2017 to include parents attending secondary school.
This change means that parents attending secondary school are now entitled to receive childcare funding under the CETS Programme.
Details of the Early Years Capital 2017 programme have just been released by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
The DCYA plan to pay a Bursary (of approx. €750) to early childhood educators who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8, or Level 9 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications since the inception of the Learner Fund (2013).
Christmas Closure 2016
PIP Email Alerts
Rathganny - Multyfarnham
QQI Level 6 programmes commencing in January 2017.
Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme. CCS 2016/2017 Band Approval
ACP National Day of Protest
15th November 2016
Time: 2 pm - 3 pm
Dáil Éireann, Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin
Let your voice be heard
Private Early Education Providers - PEEP
Learner funds 1 & 2 for level 6 courses - Change to deadline
November - December 2016
“On Friday 28th October 2016 Minister Zappone published a policy paper on the new Single Affordable Childcare Scheme and launched an online consultation survey.
“The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced that a 15% increase in funding has been secured for services to support children, young people and families in Budget 2017.
ECCE Payment - It has been brought to our attention that some ECCE payments that reached bank accounts this morning are incorrect.
We are currently working with Pobal and online support to amend this.