Month: May 2021

Roadmap for Social Inclusion 2020-2025

In January 2020, the government published the Roadmap for Social Inclusion 2020 – 2025 which laid out the Government’s ambition to “Reduce consistent poverty to 2% or less and to make Ireland one of the most socially inclusive countries in the EU”. The Roadmap is the successor to the National Action Plan for Social Inclusion which concluded

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Funding Models Addressing Early Childhood Disadvantage

On April 16, Frontier Economics published three more research papers to inform the development of a new funding model for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare in Ireland. The consultancy has been commissioned by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) to provide research support to an Expert Group that

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The Let’s Get Ready campaign

The Let’s Get Ready campaign is being coordinated and supported again this year by the DCEDIY. This campaign aims to support settings, parents and primary schools to ensure that the transition to primary school is as easy as possible for children. In a new development, there are also materials to support the transition from home

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ELC and SAC Funding Models which support provision quality

On April 16, Frontier Economics published three more research papers to inform the development of a new funding model for Early Learning and Childcare and School Age Childcare in Ireland. The consultancy has been commissioned by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) to provide research support to an Expert Group that

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