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52 weeks of Affordable Childcare

June 20, 2017

Following queries from our members, ECI has clarified that Affordable Childcare is calculated based on 52 weeks. Confusion arose when the affordablechildcare.ie website indicated support of €20 per week AND €80 per month, which of course are not the same annual sum.

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Contracts Meeting

June 20, 2017

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Sharing Memories

June 20, 2017

It’s that time of year again for preschool educators, mixed with many emotions; exhaustion after a busy year, excitement as many in your preschool group are leaving for holidays and primary school and sadness as you say goodbye and think of all the memories shared.

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NEW Jobs Board

June 13, 2017

Recently the Jobs Board section of the website was updated to provide both employers and job seekers with additional features.
Find out what's new....

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Unanimous support for ECI’s two motions at NWCI AGM

June 13, 2017

At the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) AGM we tabled two important motions. Both motions received unanimous support from the NWCI membership and we look forward to working with NWCI over the next year to highlight our shared concerns and achieve our shared goals.

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Your Well-being Matters too!

June 13, 2017

In this week's Scéalta Blog Dr Jennifer Pope highlights how important it is for early childhood educators to attend to their own well-being...

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Support Point Survey

June 13, 2017

This week our Support Point Team wants to hear from you! We have a short member survey that we would appreciate your feedback on.

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Have Your Say Budget 2018

June 12, 2017

We are asking members to join the conversation that will set the direction for ECI’s Budget 2018 submission to Government. You can do this by attending one of our consultation meetings.

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The National Pyjama Day Fund Applications

June 6, 2017

The Community Foundation for Ireland is calling on not for profit organisations working with children aged 0-6 with additional needs, to express their interest in the National Pyjama Day Fund.

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