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Learner Fund Bursary 2017 Application Form

The application form for the Learner Fund Bursary 2017 is now available here Learner Fund Bursary Autumn 2017 The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary (announced early 2017) for applications from recent graduates, or those who missed the first round of funding. All applications must be made through your local County / City Childcare Committee To be considered eligible for the Learner Fund Bursary, an applicant must: 1. Have graduated with a major award in Early Childhood Care and Educ...

KCCC welcomes Budget 2018 announcements

Kildare County Childcare Committee welcomes the Budget 2018 announcements regarding the government’s early years programmes. The increased Programme Supports payments mean that recognition is being given to the time providers spend planning and completing administration outside of the classroom. The change to the ECCE programme will mean that all children will now receive 2 full years preschool fixes an anomaly that put some children in an unfair position (see appendix 1 below). This will also help providers as they will only have o...

Learner Fund Bursary 2017

We are delighted to announce that there will be a new Learner Fund Bursary open for applications from 16th October until 7th November. This will apply to those who have completed a qualification at level 7, 8 or 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications since the beginning of the Learner Fund in 2013. Watch this space for further information and the application form, coming soon!

AIM Training open for bookings

Our AIM Equality and Diversity training is open for bookings - starting in Athy on 21st October and Clane on 28th October. Contact aim@kcc.ie to book a place now! See further information in the AIM section of our website

Parent and Toddler Group Grants

Applications are now open for the 2017 Parent and Toddler Grants.  Full details and application form The closing date for receipt of application forms is Friday 29th September

List of Kildare Providers

A list for parents of childcare services who are participating in the new affordable childcare subsidy scheme is available at: affordablechildcare.ie/parentfaq/ This list will be updated every few weeks in September.

NEW Parent's Guide to Childcare Funding

Our colleague in Dublin City Childcare Committee have produced this invaluable guide for parents 'A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017/2018'. Those working in Childcare and related sectors will also find this guide very useful. There is also a handy parent's poster available here, which can be printed out and dispayed on notice boards anywhere parents may see them.

KCCC are recruiting

We are recruiting for the following roles: Clerical Officer Advertisement Job Description Information and Training Officer (Maternity Cover) Advertisement Job Description

Childminding Development Grant 2017

The Childminding Development Grant for 2017 is now open for applications. Please read the information leaflet before completing the application form. The closing date for applications is the 23rd June 2017. Applications should be sent to info@kccc.ie  Information Leaflet Application form
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Learner Fund Bursary 2017 Application Form

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KCCC welcomes Budget 2018 announcements

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Learner Fund Bursary 2017

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AIM Training open for bookings

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15 September, 2017

Parent and Toddler Group Grants

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