Policy Briefing 81 Education and Early Years Consultations

thumbnail of policy-briefing-81-education-and-early-years-policy-consultations-nov-2016The Scottish Government has now published 2 consultations on its plans for education and childcare. The first Empowering teachers, parents and communities excellence and equity in education is seeking views on their plans to change how schools and nurseries are organised/governed and A blue print for 2020: the expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland focuses specifically on the proposed expansion of “free” early years education and childcare services. These services are vital for our members: both as the staff who deliver them and as service users. The proposals outlined will also have a significant impact on wider local government structures and funding and so will require significant input from UNISON to the policy process.