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September 2018
News
News
SCMA Annual Conference - Reach for the Stars
We would like to extend a warm welcome to those who will be attending the SCMA Annual Conference 2018: Reach for the Stars on Saturday 29 September at the Grand Central Hotel. A packed schedule of activities is planned for the event which include excellent presentations, superb workshops, ‘Market Place’ exhibitors and - of course - great food.
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Let youngsters have their say with the #WhatsYourTake survey
The Scottish Youth Parliament has just released its latest consultation survey: #WhatsYourTake, ahead of the next national sitting.
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SCMA launches new pack to support childminding groups across Scotland
SCMA is delighted to announce the launch of our new-look and re-developed resource for childminding groups, which aims to help you with all aspects of being part of a group.
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Pay & Conditions 2018
Every year SCMA produces an updated version of Pay & Conditions - our negotiating guide for childminders, which gives you details of best practice for childminders in Scotland.
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A year of Professional Growth – SCMA Annual Report now available to download
The professional growth of childminders is of paramount importance to SCMA and over the past year we have worked hard to bring a brand-new qualification to the Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) sector. Working with the Scottish Qualifications Authority we are now delivering the Complete Childminding Learning Pathway – an accredited Work Based Award that recognises and values the unique form of childcare provided by childminders. ​
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It’s all adding up for Maths Week Scotland: 10-16 September 2018
Maths Week Scotland will take place from 10 to 16 September 2018 with events across Scotland for families, communities, adults and schools. Whether you’re a maths whizz or haven't thought about it since your last lesson at school, there is something for everyone.
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Delivering for Today, Investing for Tomorrow
This week the Scottish Government set out its plans for the next year with the launch of The Government’s Programme for Scotland 2018-19: Delivering for Today, Investing for Tomorrow. SCMA has welcomed the publication of this document and news of some of the top priorities announced by the First Minister.
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SCMA is recruiting…for a Childminding Development Officer in Glasgow
SCMA is pleased to invite applications for the post of ‘CHILDMINDING DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’.
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