A lack of childcare has meant that almost 30pc of parents could not attend work or missed out on job opportunities, a new survey has found.
The research also found that women are twice as likely as men to miss work […]
Three out of ten parents (28%) could not attend work or have missed out on new job opportunities because they could not access childcare. This is according to a survey of 1,000 respondents which was undertaken on behalf of Seas […]
Why this créche chain is banning glitter for Christmas crafts
‘If we’re all getting through kilos and kilos of it, we’re doing terrible damage,’ says director
A nursery chain is to ban children from using glitter because of fears about the damage […]
A report has put Ireland at the bottom when it comes to the amount spent on pre-primary education.
The report, by philanthropic foundation Bertelsmann Stiftung, also ranks Ireland 21st out of 28 countries on education equality and criticises Ireland’s two tier […]
This is what parents are asking childcare providers
Every day, parents use ChildcareFinder.ie to contact childcare providers who are listed on our site.
Here are just a selection of enquiries sent to childcare providers who are listed our site in the last 48 hours […]
The lesson is that struggling preschool staff want a fair wage
Parents are paying the equivalent of a second mortgage on childcare because state investment is 10% of what is internationally recommended, says Marian Quinn
EARLY childhood education and care will be in […]
An additional €20 million will be allocated towards supporting childcare measures, including the extended free pre-school programme. This means there will be a full two-year service available from September 2018.
During his budget speech in the Dail today, Mr Donoghue said the […]
Budget cash for updating childcare facilities
Childcare providers will receive increased funding to upgrade their facilities and assist with administration costs as part of Budget 2018.
Having rolled out the first phase of the affordable childcare scheme, Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone is […]