FOI reference: FOI/18/00763
Date received: 6 February 2018
Date responded: 19 March 2018
Any modelling conducted on how many additional staff will be required to train and join the ELC workforce by 2020.
Any changes made to the ELC workforce modelling and what caused these changes to be made.
Any policy decisions made which affected the modelled number of ELC staff required by 2020.
I enclose a copy of the following information you requested in the annex to this letter.
Annex A – Technical Note on the ELC Workforce Model
Annex B – Submission from 18th October 2017 regarding ELC Workforce Estimates
We prepared the technical note on the ELC Workforce Model in order to set out the assumptions and data sources which underpin our estimates. As highlighted in this note our workforce model was developed following the publication of the FinancialReview of Early Learning and Childcare in September 2016, which provided us with more detailed information on the operation of settings in the public, private and third sectors.
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House