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ECCE Optional Extras 2021/22​

ECCE Optional Extras 2021/22​

The Department has carried out a review of the ECCE funding agreement for the 2021/2022 programme year. The Department has decided to revert to last year’s rules on the matter of ECCE optional extras so that providers can charge for optional activities,...

AIM 2021/22 and EWSS

AIM 2021/22 and EWSS

As per the AIM Programme Rules, the wages of an employee may be supported through either EWSS or AIM Level 7 capitation, but not both.  It is open to a service provider to decide whether EWSS or AIM Level 7 funding is most advantageous to them. While EWSS has been...

Update to Tusla arrangements following HSE cyberattack

Update to Tusla arrangements following HSE cyberattack

Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School Aged Care (SAC) childcare providers must be registered with Tusla, the Child and Family Agency as a prescribed early years service. A childcare provider who provides both early learning and care and school age childcare must...

Compliance Webinar for Service

Compliance Webinar for Service

Dear Service Providers,  Thank you for joining our webinar last week on the NCS Compliance Process. Below is the recording of one of the Webinars, and attached is the PowerPoint used. This webinar link and the PowerPoint will also be available on the HIVE for Service...

Postgraduate Diploma/ Masters of Arts in

Postgraduate Diploma/ Masters of Arts in

LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACYIN THE EARLY YEARS This Level 9 transformational leadership development programmeis specifically designed for Early Years Professionals who are movinginto roles with increased strategic and leadership responsibilities.The programme will act as...

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