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Quality Regulatory Framework (QRF) access

In the last number of weeks, early years services received a copy of the ‘Quality and Regulatory Framework (QRF)’. The Quality and Regulatory Framework is Tusla’s interpretation of the requirements for compliance with the Early Years Services Regulations (2016). These requirements are based on best evidence drawn from national and international sources of the peer-reviewed,

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Créche Manager

Funbugs Childcare is a purpose built Early Childhood Education and Care setting that offers children aged from twelve months to twelve years fun learning and development experiences. The curriculum is play based emergent that is underpinned by the settings ethos, values and national quality and curriculum frameworks of having a child centred, child-led environment. We

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Garda vetting update 2 June 21

Garda Vetting Update 30 April 2019

Garda Vetting Policy Under Garda vetting legislation, the Childcare Regulations and Children First, every person who works directly with children, must have completed Garda vetting before they start work in an early years service. The early years service must also have a Garda Vetting Policy under their Recruitment Policy, which outlines the Garda vetting procedure

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National Early Years Forum Update

The fourth meeting of the National Collaborative Forum for the Early Years Care and Education Sector, known as the Early Years Forum, took place in Dublin Castle yesterday, Monday, 24th July.  Early Childhood Ireland was represented by our Director of Policy and Advocacy, Frances Byrne.   Packed Agenda The Forum had a very busy agenda which as well

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TUSLA Inspection Tool

The Tusla Inspection Tool has been published on their website. As you are aware the CHILD CARE ACT 1991 (EARLY YEARS SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2016 are now in force. Tusla intends to accompany these 2016 Regulations with a Quality Regulatory Framework (QRF) which will clearly explain what is expected under each Regulation. At this morning’s Tusla

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Garda vetting update 2 June 21

Garda Vetting update 4 May 2021

Garda Vetting Processing Time Please note that the processing time for Garda Vetting applications, from the time the link from the National Vetting Bureau has been completed, is five to ten working days. Please ensure you post in your Garda Vetting applications in plenty of time. It is illegal for any person who does relevant work,

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EYES 8 June

EYES Update 10 November 2020

Early Childhood Ireland’s Early Years Employer Service (EYES) can be contacted Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, by phone on (01) 405 7103 or by email on eyes@earlychildhoodireland.ie. The EYES team is here to help with a range of issues related to the running of an early years and school aged service.  If you have

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QRF eLearning Programme

As you may be aware, some modules of Tusla’s eLearning programme on the Quality and Regulatory Framework (QRF) are now available on the Tusla website. The eLearning programme currently consists of a short video on using the online programme, an Introduction to the Quality and Regulatory Framework, and modules on Governance and Safety, which cover

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