• WCCC Weekly News & Updates

    Posted on May 25, 2018 by in News Updates

    Here are the important dates and information to note for the week 21st  May – 25th May 2018.

     

    DEADLINES/IMPORTANT DATES:

    28 May – Programme readiness process begins

    PAU, organisation and service details need to be certified from this date. Please see below for further details.

     

    11 June – Re-contracting process begins

    The process for re-contracting for 2018/19 will begin. Please see below for further details.

     

    FOR YOUR INFORMATION:

    ​2018/19 Programme readiness and re-contracting.

    You may have noticed the announcement on PIP about getting ready for September 2018. This will be done in two phases. Phase 1 begins on Monday. This involves you getting all the green lights you need to sign contracts for the various childcare programmes. The system will be similar to last year. You will need to recertify or certify the following:

    • Primary Authorised User (PAU)
    • Organisation Details
    • Service Details

    In Phase 2, beginning on the 11 June, once you have completed the above you will have the opportunity to recontract for the various childcare schemes.

    Further details and how to guides will be on PIP in the coming days.

     

    GDPR – today is the day

    As you are aware new rules in relation to data protection come in to place today.  For further information please see http://gdprandyou.ie/ .   The main thing to be aware of is that you need to be clear on why you collect information, what it will be used for, how long will it be kept and where will be kept (i.e. in a locked cabinet on a password protected computer etc.).

    Can we also remind those of you who still have to return information to us in relation to the data we hold belonging to you to do so as soon as possible.  It is essential that we have this  information so we can communicate with you in relation to various matters.

     

    TRAINING & INFORMATION EVENTS:

    Some spaces still left on the following upcoming training events:

    • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – Newtownmountkennedy commencing 2nd July
    • Enjoying Irish with Young Children – 13th September, Glenview Hotel
    • Preparation for Dept. Of Education Inspections – 26th September, Laragh
    • Speech & Language Development – 9th October, Glenview Hotel
    • Siolta & Aistear Foundations – 16th October, Glenview Hotel
    • Children First – Child Protection – 15th Sept Laragh & 6th Oct Arklow, 1st Nov Glenview

    For details about these workshops and our booking form please see our website https://bit.ly/2kwRStO

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