Launch of AIM Application Process for September 2018

Launch of the AIM application process for September 2018 pre-school…

AIM Inclusive Play

The AIM Inclusive Play Pack is currently being distributed to…

Pobal Early Years Service Profile 2017/18

​*** PIP Announcement *** The Early Years Service Profile…

Survey Reminder - Independent Review of Costs of Providing Quality Childcare

Childcare providers urged to take part in Costs Review Vital…

AIM Inclusive Play Packs are on the way!

AIM Inclusive Play packs will be delivered from today, Monday…

Applications for M.A. in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care Level 9

Kilkenny CCC are very happy to announce that year one of the…

Launch of Report of the Working Group on Reforms and Supports for the Childminding Sector

“Pathway to a Quality Support and Assurance System for Childminding…

'Inclusive Play' helps make pre-school accessible to all

Statement by Minister Katherine Zappone Friday 23rd March, 2018 More…

Free Inclusion Training for Childcare - LINC Applications Re-open

Free Inclusion Training for Childcare  Minister Zappone announces…

Announcement on ECCE 'Overage Exemptions' Consultation Process

Ministers Zappone and Bruton announce details of the consultation…

KRSP Physical Literacy Workshops for Preschool Settings and Infant Classes

Physical Literacy Workshop for Pre-School Settings and Infant…

PIP Announcement - Capital Grants Applications Extended

Capital application window extended due to adverse effects of…

ECCE Programme Overage Exemptions DCYA Announcement

Further flexibility announced to overage exemptions to free pre-school…

DCYA Update to the Early Years and School Age Childcare Sector

Update to Early Years and School Age Childcare Sector - Sunday…

DCYA Statement on Storm Emma and the Early Years sector

Wednesday 28th February 2018 The Department of Children and…

Notice from DCYA regarding severe weather conditions

PIP Announcement 26/2/18 The DCYA has attended the National…

Learner Fund Bursary 2018

The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) has re-opened…

Places available for March Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Training

Dates have been announced for the next round of Diversity, Equality…

Children's Rights Alliance publish Report Card 2018

The Children's Rights Alliance today launched their tenth annual…

Capital Funding Applications are Now Open

Childcare centres are being invited to apply for €6.8m in funding…

Minister Zappone Launches Kilkenny County Childcare Committee Website

Minister Zappone Launches New Website of Kilkenny County Childcare…

Minister Zappone Launches Kilkenny County Childcare Committee Website

Minister Zappone Launches New Website of Kilkenny County Childcare…

Guidelines for Early Years and School Age Capital Funding

Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs,…

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Training

Dates have been announced for the next round of Diversity, Equality…

Designing Accessible Childcare Centres - New Universal Design Guidelines

Monday 22nd January, 2018  A further step is to be taken…

Review of the Access and Inclusion Model (AIM)

Is Free Pre-School Education Accessible to All? Views of parents…

Minister Zappone announces additional funding of €3.2 million for pre-school supports for children with a disability

Minister Zappone announces additional funding of €3.2 million…

Specialised Training Offered under AIM

Sign language and specialised training offered to childcare centres “We…

Consultation on Tusla Quality Regulatory Framework

Tusla have issued an Invitation to participate and give feedback…

Update to Children First & Child Protection Requirements

Have you heard about the new Children First Act which came into…

DCYA Capital Funding Programme 2018

Monday 4th December, 2017 The Minister for Children and Youth…

Childcare Support Bill published for new Affordable Childcare Scheme

Thursday 14th December, 2017 The Childcare Support Bill 2017…

Tusla Early Years Newsletter

The Tusla Inspectorate have published their first Early Years…