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EYES Update 12 August 2020

August 11, 2020

We look at the DCYA’s communications on the COVID-19 restrictions in Kildare, Laois and Offaly. We have a handy reopening checklist for sessional services along with a link to the SAC Key Messages.

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EYES Update 25 February 2020

February 25, 2020

This week’s EYES update focuses on the accrual of annual leave entitlements. We look at handling complaints and we have an update on the Tusla change in circumstances process.

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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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Support Point Update 5 March 2019

March 5, 2019

In this week's Support Point Update, we look at the ban on zero-hour contracts, blind cord safety and Capital Grants: Strand C.

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Support Point Update 19 February 2019

February 19, 2019

This week we look at school aged childcare registrations and PAYE modernisation. We give you five top tips on sleep, and in our Capital Grants series we focus on Strand A.

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Support Point Update 18 December 2018

December 18, 2018

This week, we take a look at changes that are due to happen in 2019 including PAYE modernisation, minimum wage increase and school aged childcare registration.

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Support Point Update 9th May 2017

May 9, 2017

This week in Support Point we talk about the school aged funding deadline extension, qualifications and outings & transitions policies.

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Update on School Aged Childcare

April 4, 2017

You will recall that the Action Plan on School Age Childcare was launched at the last Early Years Forum meeting on 6th March 2017. The Action Plan sets out the actions that the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Education and Skills need to undertake in order to deliver a child centred and effective model of school age childcare.

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Children’s Rights Alliance Report Card 2017

February 21, 2017

Government receives an overall D+ grade for its delivery on key stated commitments to children and a C+ grade in its delivery to children in their early years.

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