Pre-School Regulations 2016


Please refer to Early Years (Pre School) Inspectorate section of the Tusla Website for information on the Pre-School Regulations, Registration, Inspection Reports and other useful information in relation to the provision and inspection of Early Years (Childcare) Services.

We have linked some of this information below.
CHILD CARE ACT 1991 (EARLY YEARS SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2016  become operational on 30th June 2016.
Tusla has produced a question and answer document on the above regulations. It was developed following briefing sessions that the Early Years Inspectorate had with the sector in May and June 2016. Questions gathered came from providers, city & county childcare committees and from stakeholder groups. 
See the full Regulations 2016 Q & A.


Registration System

Please go to http://www.tusla.ie/services/preschool-services/new-providers

National Standards for Pre-school Services: Full-Day Care Service

Pre-School Inspection Reports

Focused Inspection Tool

Pre-school Inspection Outcome Report

Standard Operating Procedures

Written documents requested by Inspector during the course of Early Years Inspection