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In this week’s Scéalta blog, Early Childhood Ireland’s Máire Corbett shares her key takeaways from the recent webinar with Anthony Semann.

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We look at the DCYA’s communications on the COVID-19 restrictions in Kildare, Laois and Offaly. We have a handy reopening checklist for sessional services along with a link to the SAC Key Messages.

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It will soon be compulsory for each early childhood and after school setting to have a unique GNVB Affiliation Registration Number, so if you haven’t applied for it already, please do so.

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In this week’s Big Picture we have a report on Early Childhood Ireland’s recent meetings with the main Opposition spokespeople on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration.

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The HPSC have updated the Infection Prevention and Control guidance for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare settings during the COVID-19 Pandemic document. Click below to read now.
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