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In this week's Scéalta blog post, Maíre Corbett discuss the launch of the Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care settings.

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In this week's update, we have information on the contracting stage of the National Childcare Scheme. We also have advice on summer outings, and how to claim reimbursements for FAR training.

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In this week's update, our Garda vetting team look at whether vetting is needed for parents going on outings with the setting.

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If we think of it like this, diversity is being invited to the party and inclusion is being asked to dance. As employers, what steps can services take to support true inclusion in the workplace?

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Thank you so much to everyone who took part in National Pyjama Day last Friday! For information on how to return the money you raised, please click here.
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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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