Month: May 2022
On Thursday, 19 May, the Thinktank for Action on Social Change (TASC) launched its report on the state of inequality in Ireland. TASC is an independent organisation which aims to address inequality and sustain democracy by turning analysis into action.
Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman’s statement to the Seanad concerning early learning and school-age childcare.
Early Childhood Ireland has published its new Strategic Plan 2021-2026.
On behalf of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Pobal has published the 2020/21 Annual Early Years Sector Profile Report, providing the latest overview of the Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) sector.
The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCECIY) has announced funding of €325,000, which will be allocated to Parent and Toddler Groups nationwide through local City/County Childcare Committees (CCCs). From today, Friday, 13 May, Parent and Toddler Groups can make an application for funding under this Initiative through their local CCC.
AXA Parks Fund is a new €1m environmental grants programme, supporting local community projects that demonstrate a real commitment to improved outcomes for the environment and communities’ wellbeing. Non-profit pre-schools are eligible to apply for between €3,000 and €20,000 to develop and enhance a green space in their local area.