Press releases 2017

23 March 2017
Shortage of nurseries offering 1140 ‘free’ hours unless Scottish Government acts now

16 March 2017
Smelly Monday to Feeling Friday … NDNA’s nursery health and wellbeing campaign makes great sense

14 March 2017
More providers rated good or outstanding

3 March 2017
NDNA says Department for Education must rethink unworkable Model Agreement before time runs out to make 30 hours a success

3 March 2017
NDNA delighted at Minister’s announcement on return of functional skills option for childcare students 

27 February 2017
Blast off with NDNA for British Science Week

21 February 2017
Members get DBS discounts with NDNA partner uCheck 

17 February 2017
Early implementers delivering 30 hours pilots will speak at NDNA spring events  

14 February 2017
Second round of nurseries achieve Millie’s Mark first aid award

8 February 2017
Councils unsure about delivering 30 hours: FACT report

2 February 2017
NDNA fighting for better deal as many nurseries in Scotland face huge Business Rates rises

2 February 2017
Families must be free to choose the best preschool place for them says NDNA as report highlights drop in objections against school allocation policies

27 January 2017
NDNA says: “We all want 30 hours to work but funding is inadequate” as Government announces more trials

20 January 2017
NDNA launches FREE Government-backed online courses to help nursery staff working with children with SEND

13 January 2017
NDNA launches new online course to help nurseries promote positive behaviour in under-fives

11 January 2017

Scottish early learning and childcare can only be transformed with sufficient investment

10 January 2017
Capital funding project a big vote of confidence in the sector

6 January 2017
From making spoon puppets to playing archaeologists … new NDNA publication to inspire creative activity in nurseries in 2017