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Early Years

Early Years

  • Scottish Family Information Service
    • This service provides a range of information on childcare services including
      • childminders
      • nurseries
      • parent and toddler groups
      • out of school care

National Context

The Scottish Government launched the Early Years Framework in 2008 and published an update on progress in January 2011: Early Years Framework - Progress So Far. These documents set out the commitment to giving all children the best possible start in life.

The Early Years Collaborative, now know as the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative was launched with the objective of accelerating the conversion of the high level principles set out in GIRFEC and the Early Years Framework into practical action. 

A National Parenting Strategy was launched in October 2012. The Scottish Government's aspiration is for Scotland to be the best place in the world for children and young people to grow up. The National parenting Strategy seeks to turn this aspiration into practical action - by championing the importance of parenting, by strengthening the support on offer to parents and by making it easier for them to access this support.

Local Context

The Clackmannanshire Children's Services Plan sets out a strategic direction to protect support and promote the wellbeing of Clackmannanshire’s children and young people.

For Further Information Contact

Child Care Services
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 225000 / 450000 Fax: 01259 452440