Santa’s visiting Monkey Puzzle Glasgow Central

At Monkey Puzzle Glasgow Central’s day nursery the staff like to make memories and enhance dreams as they believe it is a fantastic foundation for our growing generations to come.  On ... Continue Reading →

Improving lives with childhood practice presentations now available

Presentations from our recent Improving lives with childhood practice conference held in Edinburgh are now available. The conference heard from a series of keynote speakers and practitioners ... Continue Reading →

Helping Scotland be the best place to grow up

The difference that graduates of childhood practice are making to the lives of children and their families is being celebrated at a national conference in Edinburgh today (Thursday ... Continue Reading →

Learn how to engage with children and young people

Our new app, Engaging with Children and Young People, explores what you need to know, and be able to do, to engage effectively with children and young people. The user-friendly app ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Apprenticeship Week at Lullaby Lane

Founded in September 2013, Lullaby Lane Nursery situated inWesterton area of Bearsden, Glasgow has “created a home from home environment, creating secure attachments, through ... Continue Reading →

Child care inspection volunteer vacancies

Do you have experience of child care, either as a carer or a parent?  The Care Inspectorate is currently recruiting Inspection Volunteers to work their teams in the inspection of ... Continue Reading →

Redressing the Balance in childcare

As part of Apprenticeship Week we were invited to attend an event to redress the balance in childcare. The importance of male role models for young children was once again highlighted, ... Continue Reading →

Teenagers take to child care for their Duke of Edinburgh Award

Rory and Ryan are teenagers from Breadalbane Academy, Aberfeldy and have been doing their Duke of Edinburgh Award.  The award gives young people aged 14-24 the chance to develop skills ... Continue Reading →

Are you an employer?

Compulsory registration is on its way – act now! More parts of the SSSC Register are becoming compulsory.  Your staff should apply for registration. If you have employees eligible ... Continue Reading →

Go for it – gaining qualifications

Are you or will you have to gain a qualification to meet your SSSC registration? Debbie Barclay, an Assistant Play Worker at the Out of School Care Service in Inverclyde tells us about ... Continue Reading →