On Tuesday, 7th April the Government announced a new free pre-school year in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE). The scheme is expected to benefit some 70,000 children, aged between 3 years 3 months and 4 years 6 months every year.
The scheme is administered by the
Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. For further information contact 01-6354000
Freqently Asked Questions in relation to the Early Childhood and Education Scheme
Early Childhood and Education Scheme Guidelines
Free Pre-School year in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme-Information Pack