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EYES Update 11 February 2020

February 11, 2020

This week we focus on reference requirements for EY and SAC services. We look at fire drills, GDPR concerns around displaying children’s data and answer a question on floor plans for re-registration.

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Childminding Working Group Report

April 3, 2018

Childminding Working Group Report - Pathway to a quality support and assurance system for childminding – is published. Olivia Smith, a 3rd year early years student at DCU, who is on placement with Early Childhood Ireland, had a look at the report.

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Commercial Rates

March 20, 2018

Members continually inform us of the financial pressure caused by commercial rates and as a result ECI has made rates an advocacy priority. ECI is gathering information to make a submission to the Government to call for action on alleviating the rates burden on early years childhood education and care providers.

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Support Point Update 20th March 2018

March 20, 2018

This week we continue our GDPR series, we look at Healthy Eating Policies and ask how many cots are required in an early years’ service for children under 2 years?

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Tusla Early Years Inspectorate Report 2016

December 19, 2017

The second Annual Report of the Tusla Early Years Inspectorate 2016 was released last week and we have detailed some of the key findings in this article.

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Leadership and Supervision Programme

March 15, 2017

This programme is delivered over three workshops and uses interactive teaching methods to explore the role of Support and Supervision in quality early years provision.

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Support Point Update 25th Jan 2017

January 25, 2017

Changes in minimum wage, information for parents, and a question on higher capitation.

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Response to Tusla’s Early Years Inspectorate Annual Report

December 22, 2016

High quality settings are characterised by warm, respectful relationships and clear, open communication between staff, parents and children. We all share the responsibility to ensure that children enjoy a happy and life enhancing childhood wherever they are.

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Support Point Update 20th Dec

December 20, 2016

Maternity Leave, Túsla Documents on 2016 Regulations, Security over Christmas, and Risk Assessment

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