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Children in Scotland to manage new early learning and childcare Inclusion Fund

... Children in Scotland to manage new early learning and childcare Inclusion Fund Children in Scotland will manage a new fund aimed at supporting early learning and childcare settings to meet the needs of children with additional support...

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Is the child really at the centre of early learning and childcare?

... Is the child really at the centre of early learning and childcare? 5 Sep 2019 A recent seminar led by developmental psychologist Dr Suzanne Zeedyk raised vital questions about our approach to the early years, writes Sally Cavers, Children in...


Voices Forum meeting: early learning and childcare: readiness for 2020

... Voices Forum meeting: early learning and childcare — readiness for 2020 When 23/01/2020 09:30 Where Dundee Type Free member event Category About this event Voices brings together the diverse knowledge, skills and...


Understanding gender in the early years and primary years: practical implications

Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Listen and learn: why involving young people in decision-making is better for everyone

Child-centred early years planning, provision and practice: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

...to work together to explore the opportunities and challenges presented by the plan to increase early learning and childcare entitlement by 2020. Key learning: Prioritising child wellbeing while managing logistical constraints ...


Developing better environments and learning for two-years-olds

...09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Funded early learning and childcare was extended to some two-year-olds in 2015. Although children develop at different rates, the overall developmental...


Call 17: Prioritise integration, support for families and participation to give children the best start

...services planned around a child’s learning and development journey. The welcome investment in early learning and childcare (ELC) must ensure alignment and effective transition between services to allow for the needs of children and their...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...sector for more than 40 sessions on key topics such as: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) early learning and childcare including the road to 2020 Workforce development and the workforce of tomorrow Education and attainment Inclusion for...


Nurturing citizenship in the early years

...research-based seminar will explore the meaning of citizenship and consider the ways in which early learning and childcare settings can support children to become responsible citizens. Key learning: Exploring the concept of citizenship in...


Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners

...as part of a team working with 14 local authorities on trials to test how best to expand early learning and childcare to 1140 hours. This evidenced significant benefits but also how much work needs to be done. “Children in Scotland is...


Call 20: Deliver a workforce that works for children: confident, skilled and values-driven

‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

Study Visit to Finland 1st-5th Oct 2018

Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Raising attainment and closing the gap - what works?

Developing empathy and resilience with early and primary years children

News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment

...2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image supplied by SCMA. childminders childminding early learning and childcare A new partnership project has been launched to support the recruitment and training of more than 100 professional...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment

...fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Posted 8 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has presented the legislative...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

...education and care About this event In light of current and future plans for providing funded early learning and childcare for two-year-olds, there is a need to ensure that our focus is on leading high quality provision delivered by sensitive,...


Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support wellbeing and learning

25 Calls response: Children are constrained by tired gender stereotypes – it’s never too early or late to challenge them

...so well. We will be launching our new resource with the Care Inspectorate, ‘Gender Equal Play in early learning and childcare on 11 December, and launching our campaign on challenging gender stereotyping of young children in early 2019. In the...

gender

Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2018

...sector for more than 40 sessions on key topics such as: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) early learning and childcare including the road to 2020 Workforce development and the workforce of tomorrow Education and attainment Inclusion for...


The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

...new date please email events@childreninscotland.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.  Funded early learning and childcare was extended to some two-year-olds in 2015. Although children develop at different rates, the overall developmental...


Study Visit to Finland – 22-26 April 2018
study trip

The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

...more accessible. Click on the links on this page to read the case studies and profiles. Todholm early learning and childcare Class, Renfrewshire Click here to read the case study (PDF download) Inch View Early Childhood Centre, Perth Click here...


Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...the lives of young children. Evidence: the rediscovery of the Health Visitor service, expansion of early learning and childcare and the Care Review. But we need to build on this by giving more support to parents from before conception till the...


Proportion of Children in Scotland staff to be furloughed for three-week period

...and support for parents by parents. You can also contact the team on office@npfs.org.uk early learning and childcare Inclusion Fund The team continues to provide information and advice. Please email the...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families

...a joint statement  advising that the statutory duty on local authorities to provide 1140 hours of early learning and childcare from this August was suspended. They added that: “Tens of thousands of children have already benefited from expanded...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...Programme for Government also contains a commitment to update on the expansion of early learning and childcare. An assessment of the readiness for expansion will be provided by December. Children in Scotland is concerned by these...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Providers and policymakers meet to discuss out of school services to mitigate poverty as Access to Childcare Fund Network launches

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic
additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...people and their families to support them to engage with the other services they use Early years, early learning and childcare & family support (2 places) – Your organisation works with children, young people and their families in the...


All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds
CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

CHANGE: Learning summaries

...learned so far? Play and youth services in Glasgow East What have we learned so far? Feedback from early learning and childcare providers What have we learned so far? Feedback from OSC providers CHANGE Return to project...


Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central
additional support for learning ASL Brexit childcare early learning and childcare Early years inclusion

Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...people and their families to support them to engage with the other services they use Early years, early learning and childcare & family support (3 places) – Your organisation works with children, young people and their families in the...


"Let's embrace change and build a service we're proud of"

...and four-year-old as well as eligible two-year-olds will be entitled to 1,140 hours of funded early learning and childcare per year. This almost doubles the previous allocation of 600 hours. Due to be universally available, the change in...


Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Netherlands study visit 2020

Before and beyond

...to make Scotland the best country in the world to be born into, including investment in quality early learning and childcare; providing support to parents to engage in their children’s learning; and providing help with costs through the Baby...


Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Growing up: discussing puberty and managing change with children with learning disabilities

Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

...Mar 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the early learning and childcare statutory guidance ahead of the full roll-out of the ELC expansion in August. Key recommendations in our response...


The rights of children and families must be at the heart of housing policy

...Standard National Planning Framework National Transport Strategy Child Poverty Delivery Plan early learning and childcare expansion Policing 2026 strategy Mental Health Strategy 2017-2027 GIRFEC UNCRC Incorporation Click here to read the...


Leadership & management: attunement in leading, supervising, developing and mediating

Mindfulness work with children and young people

Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...governance in all of its work Their pledge to introduce specific proposals to consult with the early learning and childcare (ELC) sector before the summer, in response to recommendations 13, 14, 15, and 16 calling for the new independent...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report

Issue 185 Children in Scotland Magazine


Voices Forum meeting: early learning and childcare: readiness for 2020

Start date: 23/01/2020 09:30

... Voices Forum meeting: early learning and childcare — readiness for 2020 When 23/01/2020 09:30 Where Dundee Type Free member event Category About this event Voices brings together the diverse knowledge, skills and...


Understanding gender in the early years and primary years: practical implications

Start date: 05/12/2018 09:30


Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Start date: 22/02/2019 09:30


Child-centred early years planning, provision and practice: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Start date: 29/01/2019 09:30

...to work together to explore the opportunities and challenges presented by the plan to increase early learning and childcare entitlement by 2020. Key learning: Prioritising child wellbeing while managing logistical constraints ...


Developing better environments and learning for two-years-olds

Start date: 03/10/2018 09:30

...09:30 Where Edinburgh Type Training Category About this event Funded early learning and childcare was extended to some two-year-olds in 2015. Although children develop at different rates, the overall developmental...


Nurturing citizenship in the early years

Start date: 19/03/2019 09:30

...research-based seminar will explore the meaning of citizenship and consider the ways in which early learning and childcare settings can support children to become responsible citizens. Key learning: Exploring the concept of citizenship in...


Study Visit to Finland 1st-5th Oct 2018

Start date: 01/10/2018 09:30


Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Start date: 03/11/2017 09:30


Raising attainment and closing the gap - what works?

Start date: 11/10/2017 09:30


Developing empathy and resilience with early and primary years children

Start date: 05/10/2017 09:30


The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

Start date: 16/11/2017 09:30

...education and care About this event In light of current and future plans for providing funded early learning and childcare for two-year-olds, there is a need to ensure that our focus is on leading high quality provision delivered by sensitive,...


Every Child a Mover: Outdoor play to support wellbeing and learning

Start date: 16/03/2018 09:30


Children in Scotland Annual Conference 2018

Start date: 07/11/2018 09:30

...sector for more than 40 sessions on key topics such as: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) early learning and childcare including the road to 2020 Workforce development and the workforce of tomorrow Education and attainment Inclusion for...


The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

Start date: 30/04/2018 09:30

...new date please email events@childreninscotland.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.  Funded early learning and childcare was extended to some two-year-olds in 2015. Although children develop at different rates, the overall developmental...


Study Visit to Finland – 22-26 April 2018

Start date: 22/04/2018 09:00

study trip

Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Start date: 02/10/2019 09:30


Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Start date: 19/02/2021 09:30


Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

Start date: 19/02/2021 09:30


Netherlands study visit 2020

Start date: 02/03/2020 06:00


Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Start date: 23/04/2020 09:30


Growing up: discussing puberty and managing change with children with learning disabilities

Start date: 06/05/2020 09:30


Leadership & management: attunement in leading, supervising, developing and mediating

Start date: 13/05/2020 09:30


Mindfulness work with children and young people

Start date: 07/05/2020 09:30



Children in Scotland to manage new early learning and childcare Inclusion Fund

... Children in Scotland to manage new early learning and childcare Inclusion Fund Children in Scotland will manage a new fund aimed at supporting early learning and childcare settings to meet the needs of children with additional support...

additional support needs childcare early learning funding

Is the child really at the centre of early learning and childcare?

... Is the child really at the centre of early learning and childcare? 5 Sep 2019 A recent seminar led by developmental psychologist Dr Suzanne Zeedyk raised vital questions about our approach to the early years, writes Sally Cavers, Children in...


Listen and learn: why involving young people in decision-making is better for everyone

Childcare system ‘unusable’ for working parents, say campaigners

...as part of a team working with 14 local authorities on trials to test how best to expand early learning and childcare to 1140 hours. This evidenced significant benefits but also how much work needs to be done. “Children in Scotland is...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

25 Calls response: Children are constrained by tired gender stereotypes – it’s never too early or late to challenge them

...so well. We will be launching our new resource with the Care Inspectorate, ‘Gender Equal Play in early learning and childcare on 11 December, and launching our campaign on challenging gender stereotyping of young children in early 2019. In the...

gender

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...the lives of young children. Evidence: the rediscovery of the Health Visitor service, expansion of early learning and childcare and the Care Review. But we need to build on this by giving more support to parents from before conception till the...


Proportion of Children in Scotland staff to be furloughed for three-week period

...and support for parents by parents. You can also contact the team on office@npfs.org.uk early learning and childcare Inclusion Fund The team continues to provide information and advice. Please email the...

Covid-19 furlough third sector

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families

...a joint statement  advising that the statutory duty on local authorities to provide 1140 hours of early learning and childcare from this August was suspended. They added that: “Tens of thousands of children have already benefited from expanded...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...Programme for Government also contains a commitment to update on the expansion of early learning and childcare. An assessment of the readiness for expansion will be provided by December. Children in Scotland is concerned by these...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Providers and policymakers meet to discuss out of school services to mitigate poverty as Access to Childcare Fund Network launches

Progress on additional support for learning must be accelerated in wake of the pandemic
additional support for learning ASL ASL review ASN inclusion

2021 Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...people and their families to support them to engage with the other services they use Early years, early learning and childcare & family support (2 places) – Your organisation works with children, young people and their families in the...


All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds
CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

Childcare expansion: prioritise quality and inclusive practice, and ensure that the child’s experience is central
additional support for learning ASL Brexit childcare early learning and childcare Early years inclusion

Elections to the Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum

...people and their families to support them to engage with the other services they use Early years, early learning and childcare & family support (3 places) – Your organisation works with children, young people and their families in the...


Before and beyond

...to make Scotland the best country in the world to be born into, including investment in quality early learning and childcare; providing support to parents to engage in their children’s learning; and providing help with costs through the Baby...


Effective engagement with staff and parents 'key to successful childcare expansion'

...Mar 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the early learning and childcare statutory guidance ahead of the full roll-out of the ELC expansion in August. Key recommendations in our response...


The rights of children and families must be at the heart of housing policy

...Standard National Planning Framework National Transport Strategy Child Poverty Delivery Plan early learning and childcare expansion Policing 2026 strategy Mental Health Strategy 2017-2027 GIRFEC UNCRC Incorporation Click here to read the...


Government ‘must be brave’ in leading education reforms, focusing on rights, early years and meeting all learners’ needs

...governance in all of its work Their pledge to introduce specific proposals to consult with the early learning and childcare (ELC) sector before the summer, in response to recommendations 13, 14, 15, and 16 calling for the new independent...

additional support for learning Children's rights Early years Education education reform inclusion Inclusion Ambassadors learners report


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Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...sector for more than 40 sessions on key topics such as: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) early learning and childcare including the road to 2020 Workforce development and the workforce of tomorrow Education and attainment Inclusion for...


The Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

...more accessible. Click on the links on this page to read the case studies and profiles. Todholm early learning and childcare Class, Renfrewshire Click here to read the case study (PDF download) Inch View Early Childhood Centre, Perth Click here...


CHANGE: Learning summaries

...learned so far? Play and youth services in Glasgow East What have we learned so far? Feedback from early learning and childcare providers What have we learned so far? Feedback from OSC providers CHANGE Return to project...



No results found.


Call 17: Prioritise integration, support for families and participation to give children the best start
post

...services planned around a child’s learning and development journey. The welcome investment in early learning and childcare (ELC) must ensure alignment and effective transition between services to allow for the needs of children and their...


Call 20: Deliver a workforce that works for children: confident, skilled and values-driven
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News: Pilot project launches to support childminder recruitment
post

...2022, by Jennifer Drummond. Image supplied by SCMA. childminders childminding early learning and childcare A new partnership project has been launched to support the recruitment and training of more than 100 professional...

childminders childminding early learning and childcare

Programme for Government fails to commit to increasing Scottish Child Payment
post

...fails to increase Scottish Child Payment Posted 8 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond early learning and childcare Education Mental Health Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has presented the legislative...

early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

"Let's embrace change and build a service we're proud of"
post

...and four-year-old as well as eligible two-year-olds will be entitled to 1,140 hours of funded early learning and childcare per year. This almost doubles the previous allocation of 600 hours. Due to be universally available, the change in...