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The deadline to nominate or apply for any of our National Annual Awards has been extended to Friday 21 February 2020!

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The third annual Early Childhood Ireland Childcare Barometer indicates that 71 per cent of adults in Ireland want the next government to prioritise greater investment in childcare.

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In this week's Scéalta blog, guest author Jane Jackson talks about how our environments speak to our values in our work with children and families.

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This week, our Policy, Advocacy and Campaigning team have been examining the results of General Election 2020.

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This week we focus on reference requirements for EY and SAC services. We look at fire drills, GDPR concerns around displaying children’s data and answer a question on floor plans for re-registration
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Early Childhood Ireland is the largest organisation in the early years sector. We represent 3,800 childcare members, who support over 100,000 children and their families through preschool, afterschool, and full day-care provision nationwide. Our work includes quality enhancement, publications, advocacy, training, business support & information for a sector that employs 25,000 people today.

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