Tuesday 21st May 2019 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, today launched a public and stakeholder consultation process on future regulations and a quality improvement framework for school-age childcare. The numbers of families accessing school-age childcare has seen significant growth and development in recent years. It is expected that the […]
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In order to apply for AIM Level 4, 5, or 7, consent from the Parent/Guardian is required to be submitted with the child’s application. This will enable the Early Years Specialist and other professionals to support a child’s inclusion in the pre-school for the duration of his or her ECCE registration and to plan for […]
The Early Years’ Service Profile 2018/2019 is now LIVE on the PIP portal What is the Early Years Service Profile? The Early Years Service Profile is an annual survey completed by Early Learning and Care providers. The survey is developed by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Pobal in consultation with key stakeholders […]
The 2018/2019 Early Years Service Profile launches on Monday 13th May. The annual survey is developed by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Pobal in consultation with key stakeholders in the early years sector. The deadline for completing the survey is 5pm, Friday 24th May. We are asking all services to make the time over this period […]
Opening Monday 13th May DCYA have issued the following press release to announce that the Programme Support Payments are open for application from May 13th until June 21st 2019. Payments will issue after the application process ends.
ECCE Services are reminded that overpayments made by Pobal due to Service delays in making amendments to child registrations or higher capitation information, will reduce future ECCE payments. If an overpayment is in excess of the amount due, the Service may be asked to return the funding. There are 2 x further batch payments remaining for ECCE […]
Children eligible for the 2019/2020 ECCE programme Where AIM Level 5 equipment and/or alterations are required, the preschool provider, in conjunction with the parent(s) can make an application for AIM Level 5 support via the AIM tab on the PIP Portal. Once a child is eligible for ECCE an AIM Level 5 application can be […]
The guidelines set out the application process for capital funding which will allow service providers, who sign up to the new National Childcare Scheme to purchase ICT support, which will assist them in recording and reporting children’s attendance. Providers can purchase ICT support which meets the eligibility criteria and will be reimbursed for the amount […]
AIM Level 7 For children who are currently receiving AIM supports and are eligible to avail of a 2nd year of the ECCE programme from September 2019 If the child is eligible and is returning to the same pre-school setting for a second year and circumstances have not changed, services in receipt of AIM […]
Minister Zappone has announced an increase of €1.5 million per annum in funding for Family Resource Centres (FRCs) for 2019. The increased funding will bring the overall allocation to the Family Resource Centre Programme to €18 million. This is the largest allocation provided to FRCs in the past ten years. Additional funding will be used […]