We are looking for a Director of Funding and Partnerships to join our team. This dynamic new role is of strategic importance to the achievement of funding objectives to drive the strategic plan. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step forward in their career.
Month: December 2021
We are delighted to bring you the National Early Years Research Day Proceedings publications. In these volumes, you will find papers from participants in our recent Online Research Symposiums which will inform and inspire you. Many thanks to all who contributed both to the Symposium and to this publication.
Have you seen our Partnerships page? Have a look, especially at the video from Leargas, on the Erasmus+ section which gives a real flavour of the range of programmes Leargas supports, including the Valchild programme that Early Childhood Ireland was delighted to lead on.
Early Childhood Ireland, welcomed the publication of two Government reports which focus on the overall quality and benefit to early years and school age children but warn that if their recommendation are to be achieved, continuing year-on-year investment will be vital.
Newly published reports on funding reform and workforce development ‘have the capacity to deliver real change’ however further investment must follow.
The Department of Children Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth has advised that all Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare services that are currently or forecast to be in a Red or Orange alert area should remain closed tomorrow, 8th December.
On 1 December, the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth published the findings of a 12-Month Review of the National Childcare Scheme (NCS) and the Work-Study Test Evidence Review.