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Wash your hands with Rufus!

September 16, 2020

safefood, in partnership with Early Childhood Ireland, has launched the next phase of their Rufus handwashing programme, which aims to make learning handwashing habits fun and help keep germs at bay.

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Reopening – Compromises and Silver Linings

September 15, 2020

In Scéalta this week, Sarah Twohig from Crawford Childcare in Glanmire, Co. Cork brings us the first in a two-part series.

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EYES Update 15 September 2020

September 14, 2020

This week the EYES update focuses on the NCS sponsor process and the Higher Capitation Application process.

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The Big Picture: Budget 2021

September 14, 2020

In this week’s edition of the Big Picture, we look ahead to budget 2021 and outline where the government’s focus for the sector should be in the coming year.

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Press Release 10 September 2020

September 10, 2020

Early Childhood Ireland research shows how Covid-19 increased pressure on ‘already struggling’ childcare sector.

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Scéalta : Finding creativity inside of yourself!

September 9, 2020

Marlene Mc Cormack reflects on the late Sir Ken Robinson’s influence on her thoughts on creativity and shares her own ideas on how early childhood settings can support creativity with children.

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Unicef: Understanding What Shapes Child Well-being in Rich Countries

September 8, 2020

This week’s The Big Picture provides a summary of a study that was recently released by Unicef, which analyses children’s experiences against the backdrop of their countries’ realities.

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EYES Update 08 September 2020

September 7, 2020

This week we look at changes to unpaid parental leave. We have information on the HSE’s Isolation Quick Guide, offering the full 3 hours of ECCE and changes to the max number of NCS subsidised hours.

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Update – Please do not attend our offices

September 7, 2020

In light of current public health concerns about COVID-19, we want to advise you of precautions we are taking and measures we ask you to adhere to in order to protect the health & safety of our staff.

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Scéalta Blog: Play Talk

September 2, 2020

In Scéalta this week, Speech and Language Therapist, Patricia Curtis, has a look at how play supports communication and language development.

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