We are writing to you today regarding the Minister’s launch of the following reports:
· Partnership for the Public Good: A New Funding Model for Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare (Press Release);
· Nurturing Skills: The Workforce Plan for Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare, 2022-2028 (Press Release).
A recording of an information webinar on both reports will be made available to the sector later today. This webinar will be followed by further engagement with the sector, including a meeting of the Early Learning and Childcare Stakeholder Forum, scheduled for next week (16 December).
Please see attached for full details.
Early Years Communications Team
Early Years Division