Provider calls for state to fund after-school childcare
John Miles of Sherpa Kids Ireland said parents needed support to return to work after Covid-19 crisis eases
A lack of investment in school-age childcare will prevent parents from returning to the workforce when the Covid-19 pandemic ends, a childcare provider has said.
As remote working is predicted to become a bigger feature of employment following Covid-19, John Miles, managing director of Sherpa Kids Ireland, said focus must be given to the after-school sector.
Miles said better resourced services would allow parents to spend more productive hours at work and less on full-time...
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