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May 2019
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Improving Children’s Rights | UNCRC Consultation
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on incorporating the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into our domestic law in Scotland.
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Scottish Parliament STEM Inquiry Update
In April, the Education and Skills Committee, as part of the Scottish Parliament initiated an inquiry into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and the experiences of children in childcare and school education.
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SCMA Membership Survey 2019 - the Results
“As a membership organisation, it is really important that there is a high level of two-way communication and engagement, so that we can be confident we are providing support to our members where it is most needed. And importantly, we do act on your responses.
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Big success for Childminding Week 2019
We want to say a HUGE thank you to all the childminders, childminding groups and children from across Scotland who got involved with Childminding Week 2019 and created such a massive buzz for childminding across Scotland.
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SCMA is recruiting for the post of Childminding Development Officer
SCMA is pleased to invite applications for the post of Childminding Development Officer.
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SCMA is recruiting for the post of Assessor for Learn with SCMA
SCMA is pleased to invite applications for the post of an Assessor for the SQA Complete Childminding Learning Pathway Work Based Award.
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SCMA is recruiting for the post of Marketing and Communications Manager
We're seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to join the team at SCMA.
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Transitions as a Tool for Change
In May this year, SCMA attended a seminar on ‘Transitions as a Tool for Change’ that discussed early childhood and family transitions, and their influence on children’s day-to-day experiences and may have an impact in the longer term.
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Book now for the SCMA Annual Conference: Lean on Me
We're pleased to announce that bookings are now open for the SCMA Annual Conference: Lean on Me, which is taking place at the Stirling Court Hotel, Glasgow on Saturday 28 September 2019.
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Childminding Week 2019
Six days to celebrate Scotland’s quality childminders and one Wild Day Out!
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Local Events to celebrate Childminding Week 2019
It's great to see so many local SCMA events taking place, giving many local childminders and groups that opportunity to come together and #CheerforChildminding.
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