Responses

Early Learning and Childcare Service Model for 2020

The provision of a free at the point of use public childcare service has been a demand of the trade

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Futures

Public Sector Futures Spring 2018

The latest edition of Futures gives updates on the local government budget, behaviour in schools and the expansion of early

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Press Release
Local Government News Press release

“Significant risks” to delivering early learning and childcare plan, UNISON comment

UNISON comment on embargoed news release (Thursday) on a joint report by the Auditor General for Scotland and the Accounts

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Reports

Early Learning and Childcare research report

UNISON Scotland commissioned an independent assessment of the contribution made by Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) staff to childcare and

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Press Release
News Press release

Investment in early years workers is vital in reducing the attainment gap of Scotland’s children

This is the message UNISON will take to the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) as it presents its new research report

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Local Government

Celebrate Stars in Our Schools 25 November

On Friday 25 November 2016, across the country schools will be celebrating the people behind the scenes who help children

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Briefings

Policy Briefing 81 Education and Early Years Consultations

The Scottish Government has now published 2 consultations on its plans for education and childcare. The first Empowering teachers, parents

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Influencers

Infuencers Briefing 14 April 2016

UNISON Scotland has published its manifesto for the Scottish Parliament elections ‘Public Services and the Good Society’. You can download

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Public Works

Questions for election candidates: Early years

There is a welcome consensus on expanding early years provision. However, there is less clarity on providing the resources, together

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Manifesto Public Works Reports

Early learning and childcare manifesto. Supporting children, parents and the childcare workforce.

Childcare should be provided free at the point of use by the public sector. Currently Scotland’s childcare provision is patchy,

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