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NCS – Note from DCYA​

14th October, 2019

In a few weeks’ time we will be launching the new National Childcare Scheme, sometimes referred to as the NCS. In March the Minister signalled a target timeframe of Oct 29th for the launch. The IT system for the Scheme is built and is being piloted at the moment. It is the objective of any pilot […]

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Early Years Hive – Phased Launch

14th October, 2019

 The rollout of the new Early Years Hive , which will host the National Childcare Scheme (NCS) , will commence today.    This will be done on a phased county by county basis.  All of the County Childcare Committees have been informed of this approach and may already have been in contact with you. The objective of […]

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CCSP 2019 Additional Preliminary Payment

7th October, 2019

Due to the large volume of CSSP registrations currently being processed, services may be experiencing delays in getting all of them completed and approved. This has resulted in some services not having received payment for all of their registrations at this point in time.  It has therefore been agreed with DCYA to make an additional […]

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Childcare Opportunity

7th October, 2019

Please see attached Post for a Full Time Early Years Educator in Benbulben Creche Sligo.                                                         .

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AIM Level 1 LINC Applications

1st October, 2019

Applications for all qualified LINC Co-Ordinators are open. Applications must be received before 31 October 2019 in order to receive funding for the full ECCE year. There will be no backdating of funding for applications received after that date. All applications received after 31 October 2019 will only be paid the additional capitation from their […]

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CCSP and TEC closing dates

1st October, 2019

CCSP will permanently close for new registrations at midnight Friday 25th October, 2019 in advance of the commencement of the National Childcare Scheme.  After this date only CCSP registrations with a status of ‘Submitted’ , ‘Provisional’ and ‘Approved’ will be eligible to remain on the programme and will be referred to as ‘Savers’. To support prompt processing all […]

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