This blog will keep practitioners up-to-date with the latest information and guidance on Early Learning and Childcare, as well as sharing good practice from settings across Highland.
Please note that the organisers in the Curriculum Overview (Overview of Experiences and Outcomes Addressed) and the Observation Sheets have been updated in line with Curriculum for Excellence. Also note that Education Scotland has updated the Technologies Experiences and Outcomes.
Please feel free to personalise these e.g. remove the boxes etc. to suit your needs however, settings must not change any of the organisers. Included are versions for English Medium, Gaelic Medium and Roman Catholic settings.
Click on the links to access the new documents:
Curriculum Overview (Overview of Experiences and Outcomes Addressed)
We will send you an invoice at least one month before your annual or renewal fee is due.
If your fee is due up to 31 August you’ll pay the current fee. If your fee is due after 1 September 2017 the new fees will apply. The table below shows the fees for all parts of the Register. The fees for managers, supervisors, practitioners and support workers are for workers in children’s and adult’s services unless otherwise stated.
New fees from 1 September 2017
All managers, social workers and Care Inspectorate Inspectors
All supervisors and practitioners
Residential child care workers and supervisors
School care accommodation workers and supervisors
All support workers
Social work students
Family Resource Co-Ordinator
01463 702 740
07879 264 430
A reminder to all settings that up-to-date insurance certificates should be on display. Local Authority settings can find these by searching Public Folders on Outlook.
The first Childhood Practice event held at Inverness College, UHI will take place on Saturday 24th June 2017. The event is aimed at childhood practice students, childhood practitioners, managers, employers and other relevant stakeholders.
This years’ event features keynote speaker Dr Alice Mongiello, BA (Hons) Childhood Practice Programme Leader. Alice’s presentation will focus on ways in which undertaking a Childhood Practice Degree has the potential to transform learners’ lives as well as have a positive impact on outcomes for children and families.
The conference also consists of workshops and stalls/exhibits.
Please select two workshops from the options available – one in each session. Details of the workshops can be found when registering for the event.
An array of stalls and exhibits will also be available such as, Jan Barclay – mindfulness with children, Chip +, Care and Learning Alliance, plus many more!
On successful completion of this event, attendees will be awarded a certificate, which will count towards Continuous Professional Development (CPD) evidence.