Launch of the ELC Academy 6th March 2018

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Launch of Early Learning and Childcare Academy This event will officially launch the ELC Academy and offer the opportunity to engage in workshops to explore best practice in Early Learning and Childcare. The Early Learning and Childcare Academy will support the growth and development of the early learning and childcare workforce across Aberdeen city, Aberdeenshire […]

Pre-School SQA Childcare Resource

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The video below allows learners to follow the experiences of children who attend a busy Local Authority Nursery. When at the Nursery, the children are involved in free play, outdoor play and structured play. The children are actively involved in the planning cycle of the nursery and encouraged to negotiate their choices of activity planning. […]

Exploring the Standards Event

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Many thanks to Henry Mathias and Kim Connolly of the Care Inspectorate for helping us coordinate an ‘Exploring the Standard’s’ Event at the Beach Ballroom in November.  The feedback from the 250 participants from across City, Shire and Moray was extremely positive with practitioners welcoming the publication of the new Health and Social Care Standards to […]

Childcare recruitment campaign begins

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School leavers encouraged into nursery education and childcare careers. A new campaign to recruit up to 11,000 people into the childcare profession is underway. The campaign – ‘Shape their worlds. Shape your career.’ – aims to encourage more school leavers into the profession to deliver the expansion of funded early learning and childcare to 1,140 […]