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A blueprint for 2020: the expansion of early learning and childcare (ELC) in Scotland - ELC expansion planning guidance for local authorities

Published: 23 Mar 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education
ISBN:
9781786528797

Framework to support local authorities in developing plans for the expansion of early learning and childcare to 1,140 hours by 2020.

18 page PDF

3.2MB

18 page PDF

3.2MB

Contents
A blueprint for 2020: the expansion of early learning and childcare (ELC) in Scotland - ELC expansion planning guidance for local authorities
Section Five: Indicative Planning Milestones

18 page PDF

3.2MB

Section Five: Indicative Planning Milestones

Local authorities may find it helpful to set intermediate planning milestones to support submission of a plan by 29 September.

Illustrative milestones over a 6-month planning period.

1. End of April - Mobilised: ELC expansion planning structures in place, including local arrangements for planning support, including accommodating local decision making/committee timeframes.

2. End of June - Assessed: Completed quality, operational and financial data analysis regarding current position, existing performance and utilisation.

3. End of July - Decided: Outcome of decision-making processes with respect to preferred options for service redesign, evidencing the planning principles, use of existing assets, enhanced purchasing arrangements and potential to create.

4. End of September - Planned & Submitted: ELC expansion plan including implementation plan prepared and submitted.


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