The majority of three and four-year olds who get free early years education are receiving the full allocation despite a delay to the Scottish Government’s flagship policy, a new study has found.
A single agency should be established in Scotland to monitor child trafficking, according to a new report.
Children in care urgently need extra tutoring support to improve the attainment gap in education, Scottish Labour has said.
The Scottish Government cannot guarantee its flagship policy to introduce 1,140 hours of free early learning and childcare will be implemented by the start of the 2021 academic year — 12 months later than originally planned.
Aberdeenshire Council has outlined its plans for children returning to nursery next month.
North-east councils will no longer be legally obliged to deliver 1140 hours of funded childcare from this August, after ministers agreed to remove the deadline.
An MSP visited a north-east nursery to see the impact of a new Holyrood scheme.