Tag Archives: childcare qualifications

A recruitment and retention crisis that could reach epic proportions

7 Oct

A recruitment and retention crisis that could reach epic proportions

By Voice General Secretary Deborah Lawson for Early Years Educator, October 2016.

What is childcare for?

20 Jul

What is childcare for?

By Voice General Secretary Deborah Lawson for ‘Early Years Educator’ and ‘Your Voice’, August 2016

Challenges for early years training and childcare as a long-term career (updated)

19 Apr

Challenges for early years training and childcare as a long-term career (updated)

General Secretary interviewed by ‘Schools Week’

Childcare desperately needs “decent pay for the workforce”

4 Feb

Childcare desperately needs “decent pay for the workforce”

A study from the Institute of Education shows that qualifications are rising for childcare staff but wages have remained low.

Developing potential for childcarers as well as children?

19 Oct

Developing potential for childcarers as well as children?

Every nursery in Scotland’s most deprived areas will have an additional qualified childcare graduate to work with children by 2018, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.