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Garda Vetting Update 17 August 2021

Garda Vetting applications are taking approximately 10 working days to complete from when the applicant completes the link sent to them from the National Vetting Bureau, so please be sure to get your online Garda Vetting applications in as soon as possible. Over 1200 members have already used our new Online Garda Vetting system. You no longer need to post forms into the office, saving you time and money.

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Learning Hub
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Learning Hub

The Learning Hub is Early Childhood Ireland’s eLearning platform, which aims to empower and support our members and their educators to not only help meet regulatory requirements but also to build professional knowledge and skills among their staff.

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ECI Shop

Ordering online is quick, simple and gives you the opportunity to browse our full range of products. Members can avail of a discount of up to 50% on certain products.

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City and County Childcare Committees

City and County Childcare Committees There are 31 City and County Childcare Committees (CCCs). Thirty three CCCs were established in 2001, to encourage the development of childcare locally. City and County Childcare Committees offer a wide variety of services locally including; advice on setting up a childcare business; childcare information sessions; training courses for those

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Gender equality: Economic value of care from the perspective of the applicable European Union funds
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Submission towards a National Action Plan Against Racism for Ireland

This week’s Policy Brief gives an overview of Early Childhood Ireland’s recent submission to the Anti-Racism Committee’s Public Consultation on a new National Action Plan against Racism for Ireland. In July 2021, Early Childhood Ireland made a submission to the Anti-Racism Committee’s Public Consultation on a new National Action Plan against Racism for Ireland. Since

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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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Get your Membership today

Join Now

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.
If you wish to become a member of Early Childhood Ireland please click below.

Early Childhood Ireland Membership Renewal

Your Early Childhood Ireland membership is now due for renewal. Renew online before 30 September 2021 to be in with a chance of winning one of our weekly prizes of a personal tablet.