Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Will there be extra capitation for settings and from when will it be received?

Yes.  The appointment of an Inclusion Coordinator will attract a higher capitation of €2 per ECCE child.  Subject to detailed operational guidelines, the increase applies from a) graduation of the Inclusion Coordinator from the LINC programme and b) completion of a signed agreement by the Inclusion Coordinator that they will take…
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Is there financial support available to participants?

The LINC programme is fully funded by the DCYA and is free to participants.  Additionally, each participating student will receive a once-off payment of €200 to assist with covering expenses arising from participation on the programme.
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What is the cost?

As the course is fully funded by the DCYA, it is free to participate in. Only settings that hold a contract to deliver the ECCE programme, funded by the DCYA, are eligible to nominate a candidate.
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