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WCCC weekly Bulletin 1st March, 2024

WCCC weekly Bulletin 1st March, 2024

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National Síolta Aistear Initiative (NSAI) – Aistear and Play 2024

National Síolta Aistear Initiative (NSAI) – Aistear and Play 2024

Deadline to apply:  Monday 11 March at 5pm The purpose of the NSAI is to support the implementation of the…

Building Blocks Improvement Grant Training

You are invited to attend a training session that will provide an overview of the upcoming Building Blocks Expansion Grant…

WCCC weekly Bulletin 24th February, 2024

WCCC weekly Bulletin 24th February, 2024

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Minister O’Gorman announces €18 million Capital Grant for the Early Learning and Childcare Sector

Minister O’Gorman announces €18 million Capital Grant for the Early…

Roderic O’Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, has today announced an €18 million Capital Grant Scheme for…

Important announcement on the increase of NCS subsidies

Important announcement on the increase of NCS subsidies

From 2 September 2024, the minimum rate for the National Childcare Scheme (NCS) subsidies will increase from €1.40 to €2.14.…

The National Childcare Scheme

The National Childcare Scheme provides subsidies to help parents meet the cost of quality Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare.

Access & Inclusion Model

The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme.

First 5

A whole-of-Government strategy to improve the lives of babies, young children and their families. The First 5 website contains lots of useful resources for both practitioners and parents.