Minister Zappone announces supports for quality improvements in the childcare sector, including €1.2m First Aid training fund
· €1.2m funding to provide first aid training for every registered childcare service in the country.
· Certain childminders to be supported to register with Tusla with new training bursary.
· Nine additional Tusla Early Years Inspectors to be recruited. Eligibility broadened to include graduates in early years for the first time.
· Tusla launches new Quality and Regulatory Framework to strengthen consistency in inspections of childcare services.
See the press release here;