Taking the stress out of starting preschool by being prepared

Taking the stress out of starting preschool by being prepared
Tips from Beaumont Community Playgroup, located in St. Fiachra’s School grounds Beaumont for the past 22 years
 These days, Beaumont Community Playgroup is helping local families to avoid the stress of starting […]

Government traps parents in classic Catch-22 on childcare

The Government remains determined to coax single parents off welfare and back into jobs, despite mass protests outside the Dáil last week. On July 2, the age limit for the One-Parent Family Payment will be reduced to seven for most […]

‘Government thinks it’s perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training’

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has rowed back on its promise that every childcare worker will need a minimum qualification by this September.
ANY ONE OF us who watched the Prime Time Programme A Breach of Trust will remember the scenes […]

After-school care is the missing part of childcare jigsaw

Busy parents of primary school children may see it as a much-needed digout. They are waiting to see what the government’s long-awaited plans for subsidised after-school care consist of.

growing number of parents are struggling to fit in school hours with […]

Free pre-school places for special needs children under threat

‘Lack of assistants means kids can’t get help they require': Free pre-school places for special needs children under threat
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs admitted access to the free pre-school year for children with special needs was ‘not satisfactory’
Children […]

New childcare jobs announced this week

Looking for a job in Childcare? New childcare jobs announced this week in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Kerry on our free childcare jobs website!

Some of the positions available are:

Childcare Manager
Baby Room Assistant
Preschool leader position Fetac Level 7
Preschool/Montessori Teacher – Maternity […]

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 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 […]