As per the recent press release from the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY), public health measures for the sector will be removed as of Monday, 28 February 2022.
Month: February 2022
When Early Childhood Ireland published our fifth national Barometer last week, the headline news was that 80% of people in Ireland believe that young children have a right to early years care and education, but this year’s poll also showed strong support for the 30,000 staff who work in settings every day.
Early Childhood Ireland publishes the fifth national Barometer which underlines overwhelming public support for the early years sector.
On February 3, The Journal.ie published an investigative review of our system of childcare, why it matters,
the Irish model and the planned increase in state investment into our system of Early Learning and School Age Childcare.
In January 2022, Eurochild released a number of reports containing recommendations for the design and implementation of the Child Guarantee National Action Plans in six countries, including Ireland. The European Child Guarantee is an initiative that guarantees children in need access to key services to prevent and combat poverty and social exclusion. It focuses on access to free healthcare, early childhood education and care, education, among other measures.