NICMA have been made aware by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) that changes need to be made to a number of Childminder policies relating to Data Protection.
The use of ‘unregistered childcarers’ in Northern Ireland is all too common and is putting children’s safety at risk.
Existing booster seats and cushions are not affected by new rules coming into force by March 2017.
NICMA—the Childminding Association was delighted to be able to offer free workshops to Childminders on Saturday 4th February
Childminders enjoyed a fun and informative evening on Thursday 16 February at a free Outdoor Play training course.
This year the Government is introducing Tax-Free Childcare. In the recent Budget, the Chancellor confirmed that Tax-Free Childcare will be rolling out shortly.
The final Implementation Guidance is now available.
FREE online training modules to help develop childminders knowledge and skills in children and young people's mental health, well-being and development.