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 →

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 →

New SSKS early years and care for older people portals

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated two of their web portals which showcase early years and care for older people ebooks and journals. The new portals make it easier ... 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 →

Education Scotland ends Early Years Magazine

Early Years Matters, the magazine from Education Scotland’s Children and Families team has discontinued Early Years Matters after a review. The last magazine was published in autumn ... Continue Reading →

New paediatric first aid course

One of Scotland’s leading social enterprises St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd are launching a new paediatric first aid course this August.  The new course has been ... Continue Reading →

SSSC to partner 2015 Scottish Learning Festival

We are pleased to announce we are an official partner of the 2015 Scottish Learning Festival (SLF). Organised by Education Scotland, the SLF is the country’s key education event ... Continue Reading →