For information on the following funding schemes :
September 2012 Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Guide to the ECCE Programme
The childcare directorate of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs are currently re-drafting the Guide to the ECCE Programme administrative procedures, and they hope to have the up-dated version on their website shortly – www.dcya.gov.ie
Budget 2012 changes relating to Childcare and Pre-school funding
For information on changes to the ratios arising from Budget 2012 changes to the schemes, please read the page on Clarification on Changes to Ratios for the ECCE Scheme.
You can also read the Questions and Answers document regarding budget changes relating to Childcare and Pre-school funding on DCYA’s website.