Service Providers who are in receipt of a Higher Capitation preliminary payment and whose application status is ‘Awaiting Appraisal’ or ‘Referred Back’ (@ Tues 13/10/2020) will retain the funding until the service is either approved Higher Capitation or until the next Batch payment on 20/11/2020.

The Higher Capitation preliminary payment will be reversed for services who have yet to submit an application (as notified 15/09/2020).

All ELC Providers are encouraged to apply for Higher Capitation as soon as possible.


Aistear Phase 2 update

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) have begun Phase 2 of the consultation process to update Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework. You