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Welcome to Offaly County Childcare Committee

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Offaly County Childcare Committee is located at St Joseph's Community Centre in Kilcormac, Co Offaly.

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School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension to deadline

DeadlineXtend2016Important Update – School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension to deadline

The deadline for the submission of applications to the School Aged Childcare Capital Programme 2017 has been extended.

The final date for applicants to submit an application is now 3pm, Friday 12th May, 2017. Please ensure that all sections of your application form are completed and the required documentation attached before submitting.

For full details please see the Application Guidelines , How to Guide and the appendix on the PIP portal.  

The Early Years’ Service Profile (2016/2017) is now Live

PobalLogoThe Early Years’ Service Profile is now available for all services to complete via the PIP portal. When you login to the PIP portal, you will land on the ‘Service’ page which contains a link called ‘Early Years’ Service Profile 2016/2017’. The Service Profile will remain open for services to complete and submit until close of business on Tuesday 16th May 2017.

LINC Application Deadline extended to Wednesday 3 May 2017 at 4pm

linc extended1. What do I need to apply?
You will need the following information in order to complete an application on behalf of your setting:
Setting details (Pobal reference number and contact information).   Candidate details (name; contact details, including personal email address and postal address; PPS number; date of birth, UL/Mary Immaculate College ID number if they attended either UL or MIC previously; highest qualification; and the last educational institute attended).  Full details of your candidate’s relevant qualification at Level 5 or above (name of educational institute; year started and completed; qualification level; award title).   A copy (scan/photo) of your candidate’s certificate.  In order of preference, you must choose up to three locations where your candidate could attend classroom sessions.

2. Who can apply?
All candidates applying to the LINC programme must be nominated by their employer/setting.  Settings are eligible to nominate a candidate where they hold a contract to deliver the ECCE programme, funded by DCYA. Candidates must hold a Level 5 Major Award in a relevant area.

3. What happens next?
The allocation of places is expected in early June, when notifications will be sent by email.  Please ensure your nominee is available for all of the course dates outlined on the LINC Calendar 2017/18.  Please note: places will not be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Places in centres that are oversubscribed will be allocated by random lottery. Please see Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

All applicants must submit an application for 2017/18: applications from 2016 will not be carried forward.  We recommend that applications are made on a PC (e.g. laptop or desktop) and not on a smartphone or tablet.  Extended closing date: 4pm, Wednesday, 3 May 2017.

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The Early Years’ Service Profile

PobalLogoThe Early Years’ Service Profile is now available for all services to complete via the PIP portal. When you login to the PIP portal, you will land on the ‘Service’ page which contains a link called ‘Early Years’ Service Profile 2016/2017’. The Service Profile will remain open for services to complete and submit until close of business on Tuesday 16th May 2017.

Supporting Quality Childcare in Offaly

Offaly County Childcare Committee support the development of quality, affordable, inclusive, accessible childcare and family friendly services for all children in every part of the county.

Offaly County Childcare Committee has been meeting since May 2001 and is made up of representatives from the statutory sector, social partners, community groups, voluntary groups, the Community and Voluntary Forum, National Voluntary Children's Organisations, providers of childcare, and parents - all of whom have a vested interest in childcare provision in the county.

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