The Dept of Children and Youth Affairs is consulting with stakeholders to help develop plans to improve the lives of children and young people over the next 5 years.
Who is this consultation for?
Anyone with an interest in improving the lives of children and young people.
What do we want for children and young people?
We want children and young people to:
- Be safe and secure
- Have a say in decisions that affect their lives
- Enjoy learning in all aspects of their lives
- Be good citizens
- Be healthy and active
- Move confidently into adulthood
- Experience economic security
For further information go to www.westmeathchildcare.ie or www.dcya.gov.ie
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) is the awarding authority for the Student Grant Scheme. SUSI is accepting all new grant applications for students starting college and beginning new courses in the coming academic year.
The Student Grant is the main source of financial assistance and anyone who is thinking of embarking on further study should investigate whether they are eligible, and, if so, submit an application.
Application will be accepted until the end of August. For more information go to www.studentfinance.ie.
Destination Sport Mullingar – ‘Festival of Sport’, involving a week long celebration of sport in Mullingar including National Bike Week Celebrations takes place from Friday, June 15th to Sunday, June 24th, 2012., for full information go to www.westmeathsports.ie
This is the European Year for Active ageing and Solidarity between Generations. In this context this years Say No To Ageism campaign will be focussing on the two ends of the age spectrum, older people and young people and how age factors are considered in providing insurance - what are the facts, what are the stereotypes, if any, - what is the evidence to demonstrate that people of a certain age behave the same or have similar needs etc. How does our perception of age influence service provision and cost...
For further information and events, go to www.equality.ie