ECCE Payment Schedule 2018/19

Please see the following announcement from PIP As part of on-going work to reduce administration and improve efficiency within the government’s childcare subvention schemes, changes have been made to the Payment Schedule for ECCE for the forthcoming programme year, commencing from 27th August 2018. The key change to the payment schedule for the coming year is…

New Revised ‘Pobal Managing Better Guides’

Pobal has revised their Managing Better series of guides. These guides are designed to support good practice in governance, financial management and HR within the community, voluntary and not-for-profit sector. They aim to support boards and management within the sector to understand the wider legal environment around good governance while offering guidance on how to effect good…

Rules for DCYA Funding Programmes 2018 2019 – PIP

The Early Years Unit has completed the Rules for DCYA Childcare Programmes 2018-19 document in consultation with stakeholders. This reviewed document will be published on the PIP Portal and the DCYA website today. This document pertains to the 2018/2019 programme year. The layout of this document has been revised with the first chapter now reflecting the fundamental…

ECCE 2017-2018 Programme Closure Announcement

Please see the following PIP Announcement The 2017/2018 ECCE Programme which officially ran from 28th August 2017 to 29th June 2018 will close at 6pm Friday10th August 2018. Pobal will change the status of all ECCE 2017/2018 Contracts to ‘Inactive’ and this will appear on the PIP Portal.  At this point, Early Years Services will not be able to create new…