Mid-Term Review and Phase Two Action Plan of the National Strategy – DCYA

Minister Zappone publishes the Mid-Term Review and Phase Two Action Plan of the National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-making 2015 – 2020 Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone published the Mid-Term Review and Phase Two Action Plan of the National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in…

Minister Zappone launches Draft Childminding Action Plan – DCYA

Minister Zappone launches Draft Childminding Action Plan – DCYA Draft Action Plan sets out proposals for improving access to high quality and affordable early learning and care and school-age childcare through childminding Proposals to extend supports and regulation to all paid, non-relative childminders, with a phased approach to reforms Public consultation process launched: includes call for…

Minister Zappone – National Childcare Scheme – Statement

Minister Zappone has released a statement on the development of the National Childcare Scheme. ·         A Parent Support Centre for the National Childcare Scheme opened last week.  It is available to assist parents or guardians with any queries regarding the new National Childcare Scheme. It is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm and parents…

National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care – Capital Funding Announcement

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone T.D. has today, Monday 15th April ’19, announced that capital funding will be available to service providers who sign up to the new National Childcare Scheme.  The funding will allow service providers to purchase ICT support which will assist them in recording and reporting children’s…