This Week in Childcare

Dear Colleagues,   

These are the deadlines, information, and announcements for the week 19th -23rd September 2022.  


Friday, 23 September 2022 (TODAY)

Deadline for submission of applications to take part in Pilot Project ‘Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

Friday 30th September 

  • Learner Fund Bursary 2022 closes for applications. Contact for application. 
  • The Finance and Impact returns deadline for August 2022 (Community Services only)   
  • LINC+ will close for new applications at 4pm

Friday 28 October 2022

New LINC graduate applications received by 5pmwill be awarded the additional capitation from the Inclusion Co-ordinator’s employment start date relevant to the 2022/23 programme year.


AIM Rules Programme year 22.23

AIM rules for 22.23 are now available on the AIM website

Covid case advice     

ELC and SAC providers and Childminders that have positive cases and require support can contact the HSE ELC/SAC dedicated helpline on 01 511 9777.  For general Covid-19 queries you can contact HSE live on 1800 700 700 or 01 240 8787 or visit the First 5 website ( for the most up to date information and guidance.     


Should you have any queries on any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0449335454 or     


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