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Early Childhood Ireland’s Transitions podcast series

Early Childhood Ireland’s Transitions podcast series is now published in ‘Let’s get Ready – a DCEDIY initiative. This initiative is designed to enable early years professionals to support children and families with the transition from home to preschool and from preschool to primary school.

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Scéalta is Five!

Our first look back in the archive is from Kathleen Tuite who has been involved in contributing to and editing Scéalta from the beginning. In fact, she was the author of the very first Scéalta blog post Early Childhood Ireland published! Kathleen says ‘Scéalta celebrates its fifth birthday this week, and as we look back

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Garda Vetting update 6 July 2021

The Garda Vetting Application process is now online. Visit our website www.earlychildhoodireland.ie to login. You may need to reset your password if this is the first time you have logged in to our new website. Then go to: Services- Garda vetting- Apply for Garda Vetting When you get to this screen, follow the instructions and

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2020 Childhood Paused

On June 14, the Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO) launched its annual report. The report, entitled 2020 Childhood Paused, details how the work of the office has been influenced by the pandemic, the complaints received, and the initiatives undertaken to ensure that children’s views are represented at every level. It also outlines other projects that

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Garda Vetting update 29 June 2021

Every early learning and care and school age childcare setting in Ireland must be registered with the National Vetting Bureau, and needs their own unique GNVB Affiliate Registration Number. You will need this GNVB number to access our online vetting, even if you have used us in the past for vetting. You need to register

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Early Childhood Ireland is the leading organisation in the sector, working to ensure quality experiences for children in Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare settings.
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