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January 2020
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News
New Year, New Career! SCMA provides free induction support to boost Clyde Gateway childminders
In January, thoughts often turn to a new job or a complete change of career, with the need for a more flexible working pattern one of the top reasons for making a change.
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ITAs are back for the Work Based Award
SCMA is delighted at the good news surrounding the further re-introduction of Individual Training Accounts (ITAs), following their suspension by Skills Development Scotland in September.
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Families can now enrol children for funded places for August
A nationwide public information campaign from the Scottish Government is encouraging families to enrol their children for funded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) ahead of the major expansion.
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ELC Statutory Guidance: Consultation now open
The latest edition of the Early Learning and Childcare Statutory Guidance has now been published and responses are invited by Wednesday, 4 March 2020.
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Have you completed your Annual Return!
Your annual return tells the Care Inspectorate about your service and helps them plan and carry out inspections. The questionnaire also gives the Care Inspectorate a useful insight into the overall state of childminding in Scotland.
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Time for a New Year fresh start to your Childminding Business
The start of the New Year is the perfect time to reflect, organise and prioritise – whether it be your fitness regime, healthy eating, your wardrobe, or your childminding business.
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