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Child Protection & Welfare Training for Stiúrthóirí Naíonra through Irish being offered by FNT

July 18, 2014

COSAINT & LEAS LEANAÍ: BUNLEIBHÉAL TRÍ MHEÁN NA GAEILGE  DÁTAÍ 13 MEÁN FÓMHAIR 2014 15 SAMHAIN 2014 IONAD ÓSTAN GRANVILLE, AN CHÉ, CATHAIR PHORT LÁIRGE, CO. PHORT LÁIRGE. ÓSTÁN ARDBOYNE, BR. BHAILE ÁTHA CLIATH, AN UAIMH, CO. NA MÍ. TÁILLE SAOR IN AISCE SAOR IN AISCE TEAGASCÓIR LAURA RAWDON LAURA RAWDON   Má tá ceist [...]

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June TTT Workshops

May 28, 2014

How to mind yourself when parenting your child with special needs Dorothy Armstrong, Occupational Therapist Leixlip Library – Thursday 12th June 7pm   Dorothy Armstrong will host an evening which focuses on the importance of self-care for parents of children with special needs.  Parents are often so busy minding their children that their own emotional and physical [...]

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Planning For Kildare Integration Strategy

May 28, 2014

Kildare Integration Planning May-June2014 (1)

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Association of Childhood Professionals- National Conference

May 19, 2014

ACP Conference Poster 2014 (1)

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NUI Maynooth Summer Writing Institute 2014

May 16, 2014

NUI Maynooth are pleased to announce the first Writing Institute  in NUI Maynooth, for teachers of writing across all education levels. For more information and application form, please click on the following link. http://ctl.nuim.ie/news-events/nui-maynooth-summer-writing-institute NUI Maynooth would be delighted if teachers from early childhood would consider applying for the course.

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The Road Safety Authority’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service visits Kildare in May and June

May 16, 2014

The Road Safety Authority’s (RSA) ‘Check it Fits’ Service will be visiting multiple locations in Kildare including:   – Lidl, Maynooth on Thursday 22nd May from 10am – 5.30pm – Aldi Celbridge on Wednesday 28th May from 10am – 5.30pm – Newhall Retail Park, Naas on Thursday 29th May from 12pm – 7.30pm – Tesco, Kildare Town of Friday [...]

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Programmes Update – New Applications

May 13, 2014

ECC

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Family Day Festival and Child Contact Centres

May 7, 2014

May is here and for us it’s always an exciting month as we celebrate our annual Family Day Festival. We hope you’ll join us for a packed day of free fun and frolics on Sunday 18 May. In April new research in the UK carried out by NatCen Social research found that children raised by a single [...]

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Toys, Technology and Training Project

May 7, 2014

Toys Technology and Training Project, Kildare Library Service Kildare Library Service would like to inform you about our specialised Toys, Technology and Training Project. The collection is designed to offer support to children and adults with learning difficulties, disabilities or more significant needs. Based in Athy, Leixlip and Naas Libraries this specialised collection of toys, [...]

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Upcoming TTT Lectures

May 7, 2014

Upcoming Toys Technology and Training Talks  for May and June 2014   Can I Play Too? A demonstration of the new TTT Collection of Toys Dorothy Armstrong, Occupational Therapist Leixlip Library -  Thursday 8th May 7pm   Dorothy Armstrong, Occupational Therapist will host an evening that is aimed at parents, teachers and those who work with children with [...]

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Early Childhood Ireland- RTE Documentary Proposal

April 15, 2014

Early Childhood Ireland has been approached by Shane Dunphy, an independent filmmaker, who is proposing to make a documentary programme on RTÉ which will tell the story of children, parents and staff based in three childcare settings throughout Ireland. Shane’s inspiration for the documentary, provisionally titled It’s a Small World is to counteract the negativity [...]

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KCCC Information Session – Junior Transition Pilot Programme

April 14, 2014

Invitation – PreSchools Transition

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B.A.in Early Childhood Studies and Practice at N.U.I. Galway

April 11, 2014

Please be advised that the application the application process is now open and applications can be made on-line at  http://www.nuigalway.ie/apply The deadline for receipt of applications is May 30th 2014 BA in Early Childhood Studies and Practice Brochure 2014 – NUIG (1)

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Association Of Childhood Professionals National Conference

April 4, 2014

A Chara,   Please be aware of an important date for your diary as the Association of Childhood Professionals is hosting its national conference in Cork city on the 7th of June, 2014.   This conference entitled “Finding Our Voice” will be held in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Little Island, Cork.   The [...]

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Kildare Steiner School Workshop Cancelled but Open Day still on

April 4, 2014

Dear All   Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to postpone our workshops event planned for this coming Saturday. However, please note that we will still be running an Open Morning that same day from 10am to 12 noon   The Open Morning will start at 10am in the ‘Misneach’ (orange) building, which [...]

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Steiner School Open day

March 21, 2014

Kildare Steiner School April 2014 Workshops Event Programme (1) (1)

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Kildare Steiner School Newsletter

March 21, 2014

KSS School Newsletter 2014 – February

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Kildare Montessori Network Meeting

March 19, 2014

Montessori Network Meeting April 2104

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Food Rebels

March 19, 2014

food rebels

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Planning for Kildare Integration Strategy

March 14, 2014

Planning

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Free Story Telling for little ones

March 14, 2014

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Link- “Supporting Working Families. Releasing a brake on economic growth”

March 5, 2014

http://www.donegalchildcare.com/2014/03/04/dccc-indecon-research-report-supporting-working-families-gaining-traction- http://www.donegalchildcare.com/2014/02/27/donegal-ccc-report-attracting-national-media-attention/

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Play to Read at Kildare Libraries

February 24, 2014

add for KCCC

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Links to Childcare costs keeping people out of work

February 24, 2014

http://www.tv3.ie/ireland_am_video.php?locID=1.65.74&video=76488   http://www.todayfm.com/player/listen_back/7/9580/20th_February_2014_-_The_Last_Word_with_Matt_Cooper_Part_1

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Free Story Telling

February 12, 2014

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Free Talks for parents, Teachers and Carers in Kildare Libraries

February 12, 2014

Please find below a list of upcoming talks as part of Kildare Library Service Toys, Technology and Training Project. All talks are free of charge and open to everyone. Please book your place in advance at the relevant library. Naas Library : naaslib@kildarecoco.ie Ph: 045 879111 Leixlip Library: leixliplib@kildarecoco.ie Ph: 01 6060050 Kildare Library: kildarelib@kildarecoco.ie Ph: 045 530626 Athy Library : athylib@kildarecoco.ie Ph: 059 8631144   Study [...]

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Transitioning to Primary School for Children with Special Needs

February 7, 2014

Please see below information on a free talk aimed at parents of or teachers working with children with diagnosed or suspected learning or special needs who will be making the transition from preschool to primary school next September. Everyone is welcome but pre-booking is required. Transitioning to Primary School for Children with Special Needs Dorothy [...]

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Community Health Day- Athy

February 5, 2014

Community Health Day (1)

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Kildare Montessori Network

January 31, 2014

Kildare Montessori Network

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LGBT Youth Group In Naas

January 31, 2014

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KCCC VALUE YOUR FEEDBACK

January 10, 2014

Kildare County Childcare Committee operate a Compliments, Comments and Complaints Policy and welcome all feedback from our service users and stakeholders. Please take time to have a look at the Policy and help us to improve our service by letting us know how you think we’re doing Compliments, Comments and Complaints Procedure

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Kildare Steiner School Open day

January 10, 2014

Kildare Steiner School Open day

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KCCC News 6

January 10, 2014

KCCC News Issue 6

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KILDARE CCC – NETWORK EVENING

December 3, 2013

kildare

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Free Storytelling Event

November 18, 2013

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Call for Volunteers for the Better Basics Literacy Programme!

November 18, 2013

Volunteer Ad Better Basics

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KCCC “Embracing Aistear” Programme

November 8, 2013

What is it? A pilot programme of 8 workshops based on the “Guidelines for Good Practice” of Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework. Developed and delivered by the KCCC   Programme Team, Marianne Casey, Fidelma Martin, and Marie Bagnall and overseen by our Manager Julie McNamara. The programme occurred over 5 Saturdays (including 1 half day [...]

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KCCC Newsletter Issue 5 – Available now

November 8, 2013

Please click here to see a copy of our most recent newsletter

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KCCC Newsletter Issue 4 – Available Now

September 6, 2013

Please click here to view our most recent newsletter

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KCCC Newsletter Issue 3 – Available Now

June 21, 2013

Please click here to view the lastest issue of the KCCC Newsletter

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KCCC fully support the Statement made by the Association of Childhood Professionals in response to the Prime Time Investigation Programme aired on the 28th May 2013

May 29, 2013

RTE Prime Time programme response – from the Association of Childhood Professionals  The Association of Childhood Professionals has voiced its concern at the findings of the RTE Prime Time investigation into practices at crèches.  The Association said the programme showed repeat instances of practices that are not acceptable for the childhood sector.  In response the [...]

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Ministers Burton and Fitzgerald launch first phase of new afterschool childcare scheme

April 24, 2013

Subsidised places will assist low-income families where parents are returning to work The Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton T.D., and Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs have today (24 April 2013) announced that the first pilot phase of the new afterschool childcare scheme will begin on 29 April. In this first [...]

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Minister Fitzgerald announces €2.75 million capital funding for childcare providers

March 26, 2013

Monday 25th March 2013 Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has today announced details of the allocation of €2.75 million to support the ongoing improvement of the childcare sector. Minister Fitzgerald stated: “I am pleased, for the second year in a row, to be in position to provide significant capital funding for the [...]

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Child Safety Awareness Programme (CSAP)

January 11, 2013

A child safety section is now available to view on the HSE website – www.hse.ie/childsafety – which has all of the current CSAP materials available for download.  The website also contains lots of information in relation to child safety and it is constantly being developed and updated to reflect emerging issues and current best practice. [...]

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“Say No to Poisons” for Pre-school Children

October 24, 2012

This year the National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) developed a “Say NO to Poisons!” storybook, activities and Learning Plan, in collaboration with County Carlow VEC. The aim of the storybook and materials is to increase awareness and promote safety about poisons in pre-school children. The “Say NO to Poisons!” storybook has been endorsed by Early [...]

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