4 Marketing Mistakes Childcare Providers Make

Marketing, and especially online marketing, is an important part of any business that wants to perform well in a competitive market. Getting found by the people who want what you have to offer is the main building block to a successful business. Childcare is no different.

Recently, we’ve noticed a few mistakes that childcare […]

Childcare workers to march over unfair pay

Childcare workers will take to the streets in demand for fair pay with public rallies planned in Dublin, Cork and Sligo.

The rallies, which plan to highlight the low wages of early childhood professionals, will take place on Saturday June 6.

Organised by the Association of Childhood Professionals (ACP), the protest aims […]

Government considering more after-school care

Subsidised after-school childcare and paid paternity leave are just some of the new measures under consideration by the Government.
An afterschool childcare programme already exists for low income families, with the State paying €40 a week per child.

Minister James Reilly has tasked a group to look at the issue of childcare […]

Children raise a whopping €300,000 through Early Childhood Ireland National Pyjama Day

Children raise a whopping €300,000 through Early Childhood Ireland National Pyjama Day for Irish Autism Action, as the ‘pirates’ present the loot today in The Cottage Kids Playschool in Tyrellstown, Lusk on behalf of the 100,000 children nationwide involved in this fundraiser
The children, or should we say pirates, from The […]

Pre-schools facing unannounced inspections after summer

Service providers will be invited to give their views on new inspection regime
The quality of education being provided at pre-schools will be assessed for the first time after the summer under a new inspection regime.

The Department of Education and Skills said it planned to carry out unannounced, one-day inspections from […]

Scam Alert – Childcare Providers Take Note

Childcare providers – beware of new scam to try to defruad your childcare business
Several childcare providers have reported this scam to us recently.
If you get the below email, simply delete and ignore it. Basically if you engage the fraudster will send you a cheque and at a later date ask […]