SSSC welcomes expansion of early years workforce

The SSSC welcomes the Scottish Government’s announcement of £1.5million funding for the expansion of the early years workforce. The investment will fund an extra 270 BA Childhood ... Continue Reading →

Dame Anne Begg visits Aberdeen services

SSSC Council Member, Dame Anne Begg tells us about her recent visits to two different services in Aberdeen as part of her SSSC induction. ‘The first visit was to an Inspire run supported ... Continue Reading →

SSKS training and resources

Learn the basics of navigating and getting the most out of the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website and join an online Introducing SSKS webex session. Email ssks@nes.scot.nhs.uk ... Continue Reading →

Important advice for early years practitioners

On 28 June 2016 the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills published the ‘Delivering Excellence and Equity in Scottish Education – A Delivery Plan ... Continue Reading →

Early learning and child care trials paper published

The Scottish Government has published an analysis of responses to the discussion paper on early learning and child care delivery model trials.  The discussion paper was designed to ... Continue Reading →

Expand your child care skills with myNDNA

Do you work in a nursery or out of school care? National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) has recently launched a free online early years community, where you can find help and support ... Continue Reading →

Leading the way for early learning and child care

Everyone working in early learning and child care are important leaders for the children they work with, their families and colleagues. That was the message at a leadership event for ... Continue Reading →

Jingle the elf moves in

An elf has moved in to Kidzcare@St Ronans After School Club! One day a tiny little elf door appeared on the skirting board and magic began to happen… The children were all very excited ... Continue Reading →

Woops a daisy angel

Moorpark pre 5 centre presented ‘Woops a daisy angel’ as their Christmas show. All three to five year old children who use the service were included in the event. Enjoying close ... Continue Reading →

Sharing hugs for a good cause

For the month of December everyone at Linwood Community Childcare is encouraged to get into the eco-friendly spirit. Instead of giving out Christmas cards they are giving out Christmas ... Continue Reading →