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Decision details

Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Plan

Decision Maker: Education and Children's Services Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

(i)         to approve the Draft Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Plan attached as Appendix A to the report;

(ii)        to delegate authority to the Director of Education and Children’s Services, in consultation with the Conveners of the Education and Children’s Services Committee and the Finance, Policy and Resources Committee, to submit the proposed Draft Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Plan to the Scottish Government by 29 September 2017, along with a covering letter seeking confirmation that the financial costs of implementation of the Plan would be fully covered by the Scottish Government and highlighting that the figures contained in this version of the Plan were provisional;

(iii)       to instruct the Director of Education and Children’s Services to present the updated Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Plan to the Education and Children’s Services Committee at its meeting 16 November 2017 for consideration of the Plan at this time;

(iv)         to note that the Director of Education and Children’s Services will submit a further version of the Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Plan to Committee in 2018 following the period of scrutiny by the Scottish Government; and

(v)                  to instruct the Director of Education and Children’s Services to submit a report to the Committee in 2018 providing an update on progress and plans for workforce planning for early learning and childcare.

Publication date: 19/09/2017

Date of decision: 14/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 14/09/2017 - Education and Children's Services Committee

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