An additional Field Visit has been added to the itinerary of the Early Years International Conference and AGM. The Playtrail have kindly offered to provide a visit to their facility on Thursday 6 June 2013.
Volunteer Now is currently inviting applications for the Small Grants Programme which is funded by the Department for Social Development. The funding will be available to support community activity during the summer period that involves volunteers.
The Early Years Belfast Branch is holding an information session on new ideas for your settings on Wednesday 15 May 2013 at 6.30pm. The session will take place in Aisling Daycare, Hannahstown Hill, Glen Road, Belfast. The fee for the night is £2.00 per person and includes refreshments and ballot to win a themed prize.
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland launched a major new funding programme to support communities across Northern Ireland and the border counties to tackle sectarianism and racism in their areas. Grants from £500 to £50,000 are available.
Education Minister says he will consider case for starting age flexibility. A group of campaigners who want a more flexible approach towards the school starting age in Northern Ireland have welcomed an undertaking by the Education Minister to consider their case.