Quality and Regulatory Framework Workshops

DCCC is hosting a series of workshops on Tusla’s Quality and Regulatory Framework The workshops will explore Tusla’s QRF, which was developed by the Early Years Inspectorate, to support registered early years services to comply with the 2016 regulations. The QRF sets out the Early Years Inspectorate’s interpretation of the regulations in a transparent way.…

CCSP and TEC Agreement Extensions

CCSP and TEC Agreement Extensions – PIP Announcement Childcare Providers that have signed the current Community Childcare Subvention Plus (CCSP) or the Training and Employment (TEC) funding agreement (2018-19) have been sent an important message by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the email address your service has registered with Pobal. The message…

UPDATE: Info for schools, pre-schools & parents on coronavirus nCoV-2019

UPDATE: Information for schools and pre-school settings and parents of students/children on novel coronavirus nCoV-2019 – PIP Announcement There is an ongoing outbreak of a novel Coronavirus in China. Infections have been reported in other countries. The HSE HPSC is monitoring the situation and updating its website www.hpsc.ie daily. Coronaviruses Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses…

TEC Closing Dates & Savers – PIP Announcement

TEC Closing Dates & Savers The TEC programmes will permanently close for new registrations at midnight on Friday, 14th February 2020, following the recent commencement of the National Childcare Scheme.  After this date, only TEC registrations with a status of ‘Submitted’, ‘Provisional’ or ‘Approved’ will be eligible to remain on the programme and will be referred to…