Month: October 2021
Early Childhood Ireland, in partnership with safefood, has developed the always popular Rufus Handwashing Resource Packs for 2021. We all have our role to play in keeping germs like COVID-19 at bay, and the resources in this pack help children learn correct handwashing methods and contains resources for handwashing tips at your setting and at
We would like to thank all our members who participated in this year’s National Pyjama Day 2021. It was so wonderful to see the images of all the children in settings nationwide enjoying the day. We hope you all had had a wonderful day celebrating ‘children helping children and having fun’.
The Budget 2022 announcement last week saw a turning point in State recognition of the childcare sector with a commitment of multiannual investment to reform the childcare sector.
Early Childhood Ireland welcomes Budget 2022 as a step in the right direction with major reform now made possible
Government statement of intent recognises need for further investment year on year. Early Childhood Ireland, the leading organisation in the early years sector, has today (12.10.21) welcomed the announcement of the childcare package as part of Budget 2022. There is still much work to be done to reform the sector but, after years of
In case you missed the lovely awards ceremony, you can watch back here to see the excitement and joy as all our winners are finally revealed!
The delayed extension of the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme, by only one month, so close to the Budget 2022 announcements is the latest example of the piecemeal approach by the government to childcare that has made uncertainty the norm for parents and providers.
Our National Annual 2021 will be streamed live this evening here. It is not too late to register to watch as we proudly announce the winners.