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December 2016
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Early learning and childcare: Audit Scotland Survey
Over the summer, Audit Scotland ran a survey to try to capture the views of parents and carers about their experiences of early learning and childcare in Scotland. This was a key part of preparations for a new audit of these​services, to give an independent assessment of how the system is working and what outcomes are being delivered for people who access this support.
Completing your Annual Return? SCMA is here to help!
Childminders will be able to update and complete their annual return online at between 6 January and 17 February 2017.
Are YOU Committed to PLAY? Scotland’s Play Charter Pledge
Play Scotland is promoting Scotland’s first inclusive Play Charter. This describes a collective commitment to play for all babies, children and young people in Scotland. It builds on the Scottish Government’s National Play Strategy and the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) approach to supporting children, young people and their families.
Blueprint 2020 Consultation Events
As part of the consultation on the expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland the Scottish Government wants to hear the views of parents and carers and is running a series of Ministerial engagement events with parents in December.
SCMA's Festive Opening Hours
SCMA Head Office will close at midday on Wednesday 21 December for the festive period, re-opening on Thursday 5 January 2016.