Frequently Asked Questions about the Executive Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) Strategy


The Department of Education has published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to support the NI Childcare Subsidy Scheme. These FAQs aim to provide answers to common questions about the package of ELC measures announced by the Minister of Education on 23rd May 2024.

Some of the measures proposed are currently under development with operational details yet to be confirmed. This FAQs will be updated and augmented on an ongoing basis so please check frequently for the latest information

FAQs Executive Early Learning and Childcare Strategy (at

Last Updated: 15/07/2024