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May 2022
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Help drive SCMA forward and Become an Elected Member
As a member of SCMA you are already part of something big – but as an Elected Member you can play an even more influential role and help drive SCMA forward – having your say on the issues that really matter to childminders – just like you – from all across Scotland.
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CASE STUDY | "My Light Bulb Moment" from Childminder Liz Taylor
Liz is an experienced childminder who has built a successful childminding business in the rural village of St Boswells, in the Scottish Borders - and in this case study she shares her experience of becoming a childminder and we explain the need for more childminders to join the workforce.
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CASE STUDY | "My Learning Journey" from Childminder Susannah Knox
A case study focussing on the 'Learning Journey' of Susannah Knox, who has been a professional childminder for more than15 years.
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Childminding Week 2022
Childminding Week 2022 is here! Proudly hosted by SCMA, Childminding Week is an annual awareness event to celebrate the fantastic, high-quality work of childminders throughout Scotland.
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COVID-19 Guidance Update: Childminding settings no longer have to close if a childminder is well, but a household member is unwell
On Monday 2 May, updated COVID-19 guidance for all ELC settings, including childminders, came into effect from the Scottish Government. Following the publication of the new guidance, we approached the Scottish Government for clarification on if a childminding setting can remain open when the childminder is well, but a household member may be unwell.
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