Choosing Childcare and Early Education

Choosing childcare web search

Early Years recognises the importance of keeping pace with innovative trends which are aimed at supporting parents and improving access to childcare and early education providers.

The app features:

  • Map search for local childcare providers by area.
  • Manual search for providers by name, address or postcode.
  • Access to contact details of all childcare and early education providers registered with the Health and Social Care Trusts.
  • Directions to settings.
  • Ability to view available Education and Training Inspectorate inspection reports of settings.
  • Email facility to share settings’ information with friends and family.
  • A parent zone with helpful resources and guidance on choosing childcare and early education providers, best practice and settling in information.
  • A favourites section, which can be organised as a ‘visit list’ for users to save and visit preferred settings.
  • Links to various organisations’ websites for further reading.

Download App – iTunes
  1. Open ‘App Store’ on your device.
  2. Type ‘ChoosingChildcare’ into the search bar at the top of the screen (no spaces).
  3. Select the Early Years ‘Choosing Childcare’ app - it will display the Early Years logo and also state ‘developed by iPLANiT Ltd’.
  4. Select the install button, located at the top of the screen - your device will download the app from the play store.
  5. Read the permissions - this will inform you on the items the app needs access to on your device (please read our privacy policy).
  6. Select open to browse the features of the app.
  7. The app will be available to open from your home screen.
Download App – Google Play
  1. Open ‘Google Play’ on your device.
  2. Type ‘ChoosingChildcare’ into the search bar at the top of the screen (no spaces).
  3. Select the Early Years ‘Choosing Childcare’ app - it will display the Early Years logo and also state ‘developed by iPLANiT Ltd’.
  4. Select the install button, located at the top of the screen.
  5. Read the permissions - this will inform you on the items the app needs access to on your device (please read our privacy policy).
  6. Select accept - once selected, your device will download the app from the play store.
  7. Now that the app has been downloaded, return to the home screen of your device and open the ChoosingChildcare app.

If you followed the above steps and the logo does not appear on your home screen, please do the following:

  • Press the menu button at the bottom of your home screen to open a full list of all apps installed on your device.
  • Search for ChoosingChildcare by selecting the search icon at the top and typing ChoosingChildcare into the search bar.
  • Select the app from the list now shown.

To add the app to your home screen, please follow these steps:

  • Search for the app in the same way as shown above.
  • Press and hold the app icon and drag onto your home screen.
  • This shortcut will now remain on your home screen unless removed or if you uninstall the app.

Download here

Download the app on iTunes here >>
Download the app on Google Play here >>
View the web version here >>

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Early Years International Conference and AGM 2017 is sponsored by Hope Education

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