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Publication - Report

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

Published: 1 Jun 2015
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Public sector
ISBN:
9781785443794

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.

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157 page PDF

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

157 page PDF

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Appendix B

Table showing how the recommendations relate to the questions in the Terms of Reference document.

Question taken form the terms of reference for the review

Associated recommendation(s)

What are the key, critical skills, knowledge and experience necessary to achieve high quality learning and care in early years and out of school care?

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30.

How best to support staff who are undertaking different levels of qualifications including the higher level qualifications such as teacher training, early years specialism, and the BA Childhood Practice Award or similar?

1, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29.

How to provide opportunities for training and up-skilling the teaching workforce in specific early years' pedagogy to help improve the delivery of quality experiences for children?

1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28.

How to up-skill the whole workforce in early childhood pedagogy through relevant continuing professional development to help in the delivery of quality experiences for children?

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30.

Is there scope for any further activity or support for the workforce to increase skills of those working with young children at all levels?

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.

How to increase the status of the early years workforce as a profession?

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.

How to increase levels of recruitment and retention of the best candidates to build careers within early learning and childcare, to grow a high quality workforce in future?

1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.

How can staff, including heads and managers (teachers and childhood practitioners), with different skills, training and qualifications best be deployed to ensure a high quality provision for young children?

1, 2, 7, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 29, 30.

Is the existing training for all those working within the early years workforce and the out of school care workforce equipping them with the skills and knowledge to provide high quality early learning experiences for young children?

1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30.


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