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Childcare Information Online

Press Release 1 March 2010

Galway City & County Childcare Committee is online at offering information for childcare providers, parents and students with news updates, downloadable publications and childcare training calendars online. The key goal of Galway City & County Childcare Committee is to coordinate the implementation of National Childcare Policy at local level on behalf of the Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs and administers grant applications for services participating in the ECCE Free Pre-school Year Scheme.

The website offers information on a range topics, including Childminding, Networks and the Relief Panel of Childcare Workers, as well as contact details for any queries relating to quality issues and supports available.

Tracks from the �T�g Sos� compilation of music, songs and stories for children can be downloaded from the website.>

The online training calendar lists details and contact information for both accredited and in-service childcare training taking place in Galway City and County.

We  are aware that our website is an important link for those who have an interest in childcare, whether they are childcare providers, parents or students.  This week, there is a section dedicated to Childminding along with information on National Childminding Week (22-27 March) with this year's theme of 'Let's Get Out and Play', says Rosario N� Sh�illeabh�in, Information Officer, Galway City & County Childcare Committee.

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