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Month: August 2022

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Garda Vetting Update 30 August 202

Welcome to another term and as always, we try and keep our Garda vetting process as efficient as possible so that you can get on to more exciting things. We are delighted that over 2,500 of Early Childhood Ireland members are using our online Garda Vetting system, and we would like to remind members that

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Budget 2023 Submissions: An Overview

Budget 2023, positioned as ‘The Cost of Living Budget’ has been brought forward by the Government and will be announced on 27 September, two weeks earlier than planned. Along with other budgetary advocacy and policy work, Early Childhood Ireland has been tracking the publication of pre-budget submissions from various organisations to monitor support for the

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General Scheme of the Charities (Amendment) Bill 2022

This Bill (i.e., draft of a proposed new law) has been created to provide for a number of amendments to the Charities Act 2009. The Act is the principal primary legislation governing the operation of charities in Ireland. The proposed amendments to it are aimed at improving the ability of the Charities Regulator to conduct

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Settings re-opening: We can’t miss important milestones for our children

As many settings reopen this week, we have re-iterated our calls that the Government prioritise children in the upcoming budget. Our 2023 budget submission, which launched in July, asked the Government to transform the Early Years and School Age Care system by including an ambitious five-year plan with clear funding targets and key priorities for

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August 2022

Early Times Weekly Vol 300 Update on Core Funding process and more   Early Times Weekly Vol 299 Core Funding update, Mother Tongues videos and more!

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Children Rights Alliance: Child Poverty Monitor 2022

The Child Poverty Monitor is a new annual publication by the Children’s Rights Alliance. The Monitor will follow Government progress on reducing the number of children in poverty, outline best practice solutions and highlight areas of concern including food poverty, income inadequacy, education inequality and the cost of living. The Children’s Rights Alliance ensures children’s

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Garda Vetting Update 16 August 2022

We are delighted that the online Garda Vetting process has been successfully used by over 2,700 members and we hope that the increased flexibility of the system is beneficial. Please remember to input the full address of the applicant including town or city, as incomplete addresses may lead to a cancellation of the Garda Vetting

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Information on Core Funding applications

The application process for Core Funding is now available to complete on the Early Years Hive. Technical guidelines, applicant guidelines and a checklist are available to assist with the application. Members should familiarise themselves with these guidelines. A core funding webinar is available on the Early Years Hive. DCEDIY has developed an FAQ for core

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