Scotland

Follow the latest updates from GOV.UK (United Kingdom) and find information, guidance on latest developments for the early years sector.

September Early Learning and Childcare Update
The ELC Covid-19 update for September contains lots of key information, helpful updates, useful links and more! Please visit the below link for more detail...
Mon, 7 Sep, 2020 at 1:03 PM
21st August 2020: Guidance on re-opening school age childcare services
New FAQs for the re-opening of early learning and childcare settings with answers to the most asked questions in relation to the 30 July refreshed guidance ...
Mon, 24 Aug, 2020 at 5:13 PM
22nd July 2020: Self-evaluation resource and tool for early years and childcare settings
Care Inspectorate have published a self-evaluation resource and tool for early years and childcare settings to evaluate how well they are supporting childre...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2020 at 1:51 PM
16th July 2020: Support for childcare sector
The Scottish government announced £11.2 million for all childcare providers in the private and third sectors, including out-of-school care providers, to hel...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2020 at 10:52 AM
9th July 2020: COVID-19 Phase 3: Scotland's route map update
The First Minister announced that Scotland is now in a position to move to Phase 3. This means that childcare services can definitely reopen from 15 July.  ...
Fri, 10 Jul, 2020 at 9:44 AM
2nd July 2020: COVID-19 Phase 2: Scotland's route map - physical distancing update
The Scottish Government have updated physical distancing guidance with general changes relevant to children & young people from 3rd July. Please vis...
Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 at 1:53 PM
24th June 2020: Childcare providers will be able to reopen from 15 July
Today the First Minister announced that all childcare providers will be able to reopen from 15 July 2020, if they wish to do so. The Scottish Government Ear...
Wed, 1 Jul, 2020 at 4:28 PM
15th Jun 2020: Reopening childcare safely (Scot Gov)
The Scottish Government has published new guidance to support settings in planning for the safe reopening of early learning & childcare services in Phas...
Mon, 15 Jun, 2020 at 3:55 PM
Scot Gov: Covid-19 Routemap
The Scottish Government has published Scotland's route map out of COVID-19.  The route map can be viewed here: https://www.gov.scot/publications/co...
Mon, 25 May, 2020 at 12:31 PM
21 May 2020: Strategic framework for reopening schools, early learning and childcare provision
The Scottish Government has published a Strategic Framework which sets out the high level plans for the reopening of schools, early learning and childcare s...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 2:00 PM