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Christmas connections through social media

December 16, 2020

Kathleen Tuite highlights that social media can be a wonderful medium for staying connected and sharing the end of year celebrations with parents in settings as we get close to Christmas.

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Review of Working Conditions for Staff in Early Learning and Care

December 14, 2020

As part of the First 5 Strategy, Frontier Economics was appointed to produce a set of research papers that will inform the development of a new funding model for our sector.

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Garda Vetting Update 15 December 2020

December 14, 2020

Please send your vetting applications into us before 18 December to ensure they are uploaded into the National Vetting Bureau before Christmas, as our office is closed from 23 December to 4 January.

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EYES update 15 December 2020

December 14, 2020

In this EYES Update, the team looks at employee bank holiday entitlements for the Christmas period and reviews the announcement of the 2021 Capital Grants.

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New Scéalta Blog – Happy Creativity!

December 10, 2020

This week, Maire Corbett reflects on what creativity really is all about. She outlines her thoughts on the ways we can encourage children to use their creativity to harness their own original ideas.

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December 2020

December 8, 2020

Read all the editions of Early Times Weekly from December 2020.

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November 2020

December 8, 2020

Read all the editions of Early Times Weekly from November 2020.

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EYES update 8 December 2020

December 7, 2020

This week the EYES team looks at data protection considerations for your Christmas concert and equal opportunities employment.

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Pathways to better prospects

December 7, 2020

In this week’s Big Picture we give an overview of the online launch event of our new research report on pay and working conditions in the early years sector.

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