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Early years : subject profile (SPICe briefing; 11/51)

Kidner, Camilla, Scottish Parliament (Scotland), corp creator. (2011) Early years : subject profile (SPICe briefing; 11/51). [ SPICe Briefing 11/51 ]

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Abstract

"This subject profile provides an introduction to services for pre-school children. It updates and expands SB 06/83 published in October 2006. Early Years refers to pre-school education, child health, children‟s social work and childcare. The main policy document – the Early Years Framework covers 0-8 years whereas childcare policy covers 0 – 14 years and policy often makes a distinction between pre-birth, birth to 3, 3 to 4 and school age children. This briefing focuses on 0 to 5 years and so does not cover ante-natal, school services or childcare for school age children except where these are also provided to pre-five children" -- front cover.

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe)
Series Name: SPICe Briefing 11/51
Depositing User: New Material1
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2011 11:34
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 20:19
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/10133
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