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Press Release: Focused Policy Assessment (FPA) of the ECCE Higher Capitation Payment

July 24, 2020

Press Release: Focused Policy Assessment (FPA) of the ECCE Higher Capitation Payment - The Focused Policy Assessment of the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Higher Capitation payment is available now on the Government’s website.

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Government announces substantial supports for the Reopening of Childcare

June 11, 2020

Today, 10 June, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone announced a major funding package to facilitate the reopening of childcare facilities from 29 June.

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Early Childhood Ireland seeks urgent clarification on wage subsidy scheme for childcare sector

April 7, 2020

Press Release: Early Childhood Ireland has called for an urgent update from the DCYA on the proposed government Wage Subsidy Scheme for the sector.

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Covid-19 Press Release

March 13, 2020

Early Childhood Ireland has strongly advised government that childcare services will be in a very precarious financial situation due to the Covid19 Closure.

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Majority of Irish adults want the new government to prioritise investment in childcare

February 13, 2020

The third annual Early Childhood Ireland Childcare Barometer, published today (13.02.2020), indicates that 71 per cent of adults in Ireland want the next government to prioritise greater investment in childcare.

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Early Childhood Ireland highlights three vital initiatives for next Programme for Government

January 24, 2020

Early Childhood Ireland has written to general election candidates in every constituency this week, asking them to support three vital initiatives in the next Programme for Government.

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