The deadline for the Pobal Service Profile has been extended to 12 midnight on Friday 26th May, we would kindly ask you to complete this if you have not already done so.
Information packs about the affordable childcare scheme were sent to each childcare service this week, information for parents will be available next week on www.affordablechidcare.ie. If you have any queries please contact us on 0404 64455.
Tusla Early Years Inspectorate in collaboration with Early Childhood Ireland have announced the roll-out of a support/training workshop for Early Years Providers. During the workshop, the procedures to be followed in responding to Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions (CAPA) will be outlined.
The format of the CAPA will be identified and explained and providers will be supported in developing clear, solution- focused Action Plans in responding to non-compliances under the Early Years Services Regulations (2016).
These workshops are free of charge and are specifically developed for Full Day-care settings only. Further training is planned at a later date for sessional providers.
Booking is essential and places are limited. Details of all available workshops and booking form are available on their website.
The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) Programme will be accepting new* applications for children commencing/returning to the ECCE programme in 2017/2018 from Friday 17th May 2017. Please see your PIP home page. Pobal are advising applicants to submit applications as soon as possible. Childcare providers already in receipt of AIM L7 capitation for children returning in September will be eligible for support. Information on this process will be available on your PIP home page in the coming weeks.
The Grant Agreements for 2017/2018 are now available on the PIP home page for service providers to review with an accompanying notice from DCYA.
The deadline for CCS returns is June 2nd.
Aim Information sessions
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
There are a few places left in the next course starting in The Glenview Hotel on Saturday 27th May. To book a place on this or any other course, please complete our online booking form.
|Glenview||27th May||10am – 4pm|
|1st June||7pm – 10pm|
|8th June||7pm – 10pm|
|15th June||7pm – 10pm|
|Laragh||15th July||10am – 4pm|
|19th July||7pm – 10pm|
|24th July||7pm – 10pm|
|26th July||7pm – 10pm|
More courses will be held in the following locations in the Autumn;
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Speech & Language Development
The two workshops organised for October are now full. Please contact Judy if you would like to be placed on a waiting list for any subsequent workshops.