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June 2022
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BLOG | ELC Implementation: Urgent change in approach required to address cost to childminding workforce
Latest blog from Graeme McAlister, Chief Executive of SCMA, exploring ELC implementation, and the urgent change in approach that is required to address cost to childminding workforce.
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SCMA Statement on “flawed” COSLA/IS ELC Cost Collection Survey
SCMA was approached by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) and the Improvement Service (IS) to contribute to and inform a childminding-specific survey aimed at capturing up-to-date data on the costs of delivering childminding services from childminders involved in delivering funded ELC. This was aimed at informing local authority consideration of sustainable rates for delivering funded ELC.
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SCMA returns to Scottish Parliament this morning
Graeme McAlister is to address Scottish Parliament again today (Tuesday 21 June) to provide further evidence on 1140 Funded ELC expansion and the adverse impact on childminders.
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