The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare

At the moment some 2 year olds and small 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to mn600 funded hours of early learning and childcare every year and most children access either a morning or afternoon place at a nursery. Many parents find the current arrangement unhelpful and are keen to be able to choose…

Getting ready to read

A guide from the Care Inspectorate of how Early Learning and Childcare settings can support early literacy development and ensure that our youngest learners are ready to read. Click on the link below for more information: Getting ready to read

Aberdeen City Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Plan

The Scottish Government is committed to expanding the provision of funded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) from 600 to 1140 hours by 2020. The expansion will support child development through the provision of high quality services and will support parents to return to work or study. Aberdeen City Council plans to transform Service delivery by…

New Health and Social Care Standards

Care StandardsThe Care Inspectorate has set out its expectation that all care providers, integration joint boards, local authorities, community planning partnerships and community justice partners will be using the standards from April 2018, in how they plan, commission and deliver care.  We plan to hold an event in November to help you explore the increased…