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Early education and care

  1. news

    4 Sep 2017 10:05

    Improving children's oral health

    Childsmile programme expands.

  2. news

    25 Aug 2017 10:00

    Scotland: a Daily Mile Nation

    All Scottish schools encouraged to take part.

  3. news

    20 Aug 2017 10:30

    Baby Box registrations reach 10,000

    High number of parents already registered to receive a Baby Box.

  4. news

    9 Aug 2017 10:00

    New visitor centre at Glenochil Prison

    Formal opening for visitor centre.

  5. news

    4 Aug 2017 13:22

    Parents get involved in Stay, Play and Learn

    Trial Aberdeen childcare scheme underway.

  6. news

    30 Jun 2017 14:00

    Giving children space to grow

    New guide to improve childcare settings.

  7. news

    23 Mar 2017 14:40

    Future of childcare provision

    Minister confirms quality and choice at heart of new funding model for ELC expansion.

  8. publication

    23 Mar 2017

    A blueprint for 2020: the expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland - 2017-2018 action plan

    Outline of actions regarding the expansion of early learning and childcare.

  9. news

    22 Mar 2017 11:49

    Accessible childcare

    FM announces fund to improve access to free ELC entitlement.

  10. news

    18 Mar 2017 15:27

    Fair pay at heart of childcare expansion

    8,000 childcare staff to earn the living wage.

  11. report

    1 Jun 2015

    Independent review of Scotland's early learning and out of school care workforces

    An independent review of the skills and qualifications essential for the Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) and Out of School Care (OSC) workforces in Scotland.

  12. publication

    13 Jan 2009

    The Early Years Framework

    Steps the Scottish Government, local partners and practitioners in early years services need to take to give all children in Scotland the best start in life.