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    • Early Years eNews: Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2019)
      In this first issue of Early Year eNews of the year we bring you the welcome news of Regulations that provide for the registration of school age childcare services. This will allow school age services to participate in ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 10 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      This has been a difficult year for everyone, particularly those working in early learning and care. We have been so inspired by the stories of dedication and adaptability of early childhood educators to provide quality ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 9 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      This issue of Early years eNews is the first since the announcement of Budget 2021. Although this Budget saw some welcome investment in protecting the most vulnerable children and families, it is disheartening to note ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 8 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      In this issue of Early Years eNews we bring you all the latest updates from the Department of Children & Youth Affairs, including the launch of the National Quality Guidelines for School Age Childcare Services which is ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 7 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      Early learning and care settings that have already re-opened have been rising to new challenges and it is great to hear how well children have settled back in. There will be more settings re-opening over the next few ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 6 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      This has been a significant week for the early learning and care sector as many services reopened after Covid19 closures, with more planning to reopen in the coming weeks. This has been possible through the dedication ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 5 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      This will be a very busy, and potentially stressful, few weeks for many of you as you make preparations to re-open your settings at the end of the month. In this issue of Early Years eNews, we look at the latest government ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 4 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      There is a now a plan in place for the early learning and care sector starting with the provision of care for children in the homes of essential healthcare workers from 18th May, overseen by DCYA. Then, by the end of ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 3 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      While the Government is still determining whether childcare workers will go into the home and mind the children of some healthcare workers, many organisation and agencies, including Barnardos, have been working on resources ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      As things are changing so rapidly at the minute we will be sending out some extra issues of Early Years eNews to keep you updated on what is happening in Barnardos and in the wider sector
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      It has been an eventful year so far for the early learning and care sector. On 5th February, tens of thousands marched through Dublin city centre calling on the next government to increase funding in order to reduce ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 5 

      Barnardos (2016)
      In this issue of Childcare eNews we bring you updates from the early years sector including the most recent developments with the Early Years Forum and the Early Years Strategy. We also include an update on the Aistear ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 4 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      As we await the upcoming Budget, there have been a number of significant developments in the early years sector over the last few months, in particular the formation of the Early Years Forum. This Forum will allow ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 3 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      There have been a number of significant developments in the Early Years sector in the past few months and in this issue we bring you information about two of these: the new Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 2 

      Barnardos (2016)
      In this issue of Early Years eNews we bring you details of the launch of our new publication for early years educators - Supporting Young Children's Behaviour Skills. There was a great turn out at the launch with Jenna ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      As we await the outcome of General Election 2016, Barnardos is asking politicians to make children their priority and calling for concrete action in five areas of a child’s life: first year of life, early years, education, ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 5 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      The newly commenced provisions of the Children First Act, including mandated reporting, came into effect on 11th December and this will impact all those working with children. In Barnardos, we are busy updating our ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 4 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      The Affordable Childcare Scheme has been in the news in the past couple of weeks, with concerns that that just 60% of early years settings in Ireland have registered for the Scheme. The announcement by Taoiseach Leo ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 3 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      In this issue of Early Years eNews we bring you information on some recent announcements by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs including an extra €3.5m to be made available to childcare providers in the form ...
    • Early Years eNews: Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
      In this issue of Early Years eNews we bring you details of Barnardos new online course for early years educators on learning environments. This free course looks at the range and nature of environmental influences on ...