Offaly County Childcare Committee -   057 9135878

Upcoming Events for Providers

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 Equality Diversity & Inclusion Training

An Equality Diveristy & Inclusion Training will take place during the month of May over 1 full Saturday and 3 evenings in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore.  The Saturday will be 10am - 4.30pm while the evenings will be 7.00pm to 10.00pm.  The aim of the training programme is to suport educators to engage with the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion guidelines.  The Training aims to foster awareness about Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and to encourage and support those working in the secotr to actively advocate for inclusion for all children and their families within the ECCE settings.  Paticipants must attend all dates.  FOR SERVICES ONLY WHO HAVE NOT YET COMPLETED TRAINING.

The cost of this event taking place on Saturday 11th, Wednesdays 15th, 22nd and 29th May is €10 per person, to register please click on the link to eventbrite: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Training - Eventbrite


 C.A.P.A. & Inspection Process

A C.A.P.A. & Inspection Process workshop will take place on 1st May in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.30pm - 9.30pm.  Where non-compliances have been documented in an inspection report, a provider is required to complete a CAPA.  This workshop will discuss the inspection process and support participants to complete a CAPA which highlights how a service intends to address any non-compliances and prevent these non-compliances reoccurring in the future.

The cost of this workshop is €5 per person, to register please click on the link to eventbrite:  (This event is now Over)


National Childcare Scheme (NSA)

The National Childcare Scheme has just been launched and the first phase of training will take place in Offaly during April and May in a number of locations from 7.00pm - 10.00pm. NCS Training Phase 1 - These sessions will cover the rules of the scheme and their practical application, as well as compliance requirements for Providers who choose to participate. 

This event is FREE, to register please click on your chosen date and venue below:

National Childcare Scheme - 8th April 2019, Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore (This event is now Over)

National Childcare Scheme - 30th April 2019, Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore (This event is now Over)

National Childcare Scheme - 8th May 2019, County Arms Hotel, Birr (This event is now Over)

National Childcare Scheme - 13th May 2019, Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore (This event is now Over)

National Childcare Scheme - 6th June 2019, Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore


 National Siolta Aistear Initative (NSAI)

A NSAI group of workshops will be held over 6 weeks beginning in April in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.00pm - 9.30pm each evening.  This suite of workshops aims to raise awareness of specific Siolta Standards and how they connect with Aistear.  Sessions will increase participants understanding and familarity with Siolta Aistear and the Practice guide and support participants to consider how the frameworks are applied in Practice.

The cost of this group of workshops is €15 per person, participants must attend all dates:  4th, 11th April, 2nd, 16th and 30th May and 13th June.  To register please click on the link to eventbrite:  National Siolta Aistear Initiative (NSAI) Eventbrite


 Always Children First Child Safeguarding Awareness Training

A Always Chidlren First Child Safeguarding Awareness Training will take place on Saturday 30th March in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 9.30am - 4.30pm.  This is a new updated Always Children First Foundation Module.  Patricipants must complete the E Learning Children First Programme prior to attending this training.

The cost of this event is €10 per person, to register please click on the link to eventbrite: (This Event is now Over)


School Age Registration

A School Age registration information session will take place on Wednesday 20th March in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.  This information session wil discuss the Tusla school age registration process for Childcare Services caring for children attending school (before or after school, or during school holidays).  If you are not yet on the Tusla register as the provider of a pre-school service, you must apply for registration before the 18th May 2019.  If you are already on the Tusla register as a provider of a preschool service you must apply for registration before the 18th August 2019.

This event is FREE, to register please click on the link to eventbrite:  (This Event is now Over)


 Speech and Language Workshop

A Speech and Language workshop will take place on Wednesday 13th March in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.30pm - 9.30pm.  This is an informative workshops with a focus on Speech and Language in a setting, it wll be presented by a Speech and Language Therapist.  

This cost of this event is €5 per person. to register please click on the link to eventbrite:  (This Event is now Over)


 Quality Regulatory Framework (QRF)

The QRF information session will take place on Wednesday 6th March in the Offaly cEtnre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.30pm-9.30pm.  This information session wil introduce the Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework (QRF) which aims to support registered providers to achieve compliance with the 2016 regulations and enhance the safety and care of all children who attend Early Years Services. 

The cost of this event is €5 per person, to register please click on the link to Eventbrite.  (This event is now Over)


 Capital Grants Information Session

An information session wil take place on Monday the 4th of March in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.30pm to 9.00pm.  The session will look at the Capital Grant application process, who can apply, what is required for the application and deadlines.  

This event is Free, to register please click on the link to Eventbrite. (This event is now Over)


 LINC Information Session

A LINC information session will take place on Wednesday 27th February in the Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Tullamore from 7.00pm to 8.00pm. The purpose of the information session is to inform providers of the structure of the LINC Programme, the entry requirements and other elements of relevance, as well as how to apply to get a place on the programme for a staff member in a setting.

This event is free, to register please click on the link to Eventbrite. (This event is now Over)

 

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