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EYES Update 14 May 2019

May 14, 2019

This week, we focus on how to manage bullying in the workplace. We also have information about programme support payment applications. As well as this, we look at the notification of incidents, and regulations around the use of wall cameras in settings.

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Support Point Update 26 March 2019

March 26, 2019

We look at the recruitment and selection process. We also highlight the Capital Grants deadline and look at the newly announced programme support payment from the DCYA. Member login required

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Support Point Update 11 December 2018

December 11, 2018

This week we look at public holidays over Christmas, 2018 in review and attendance records.

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Support Point update 13 November 2018

November 13, 2018

In this week's Support Point update, we focus on the appeals process, notifiable incidents, and ask how long an ECCE deposit can be retained. Member login is required to view this page.

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Support Point – Our information and advice service

September 18, 2018

Support Point is an information and advice service for Early Childhood Ireland members. Using our dedicated phone line and email address, members can speak with Support Point directly.

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Support Point Update 4 September 2018

September 4, 2018

This week our Support Point Update covers annual leave, a critical incident plan and registering a child on the ECCE scheme mid-year.

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Support Point Update 21 August 2018

August 21, 2018

This week we look at employment contracts, the updated list of DCYA recognised qualifications, and adult:child ratios.

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Support Point Update 7 August 2018

August 9, 2018

In this week's Support Point Update, we look at bank holidays, the ECCE Programme closure and how to inform Tusla of any changes to your service.

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More receiving government funded childcare

August 1, 2018

The DCYA recently announced that over 200,000 children now avail of governmental childcare schemes. This includes 119,000 children taking part in the ECCE programme.

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Support Point Update 19th June 2018

June 19, 2018

This week we look at specific purpose and term time contracts, Regulation 23 in relation to general safety in your service, and we ask what the adult:child ratio for an outing is.

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