Functional skills and model agreement announcements
06 March 2017
The Childcare Minister Caroline Dinenage last week confirmed the return of functional skills for level three qualification requirements as part of new Early Years Workforce Strategy – and also launched the Department for Education’s (DfE) Model Agreement to local authorities for 30 hours. NDNA is delighted about functional skills – but warns the Model Agreement is unworkable.
Read our comments on the return of functional skills here
, early years workforce strategy key announcements here
and the Government's Workforce Strategy here.
Read our comments on the Model Agreement here
and the DfE's 'Model Agreement: Early years provision free of charge and free childcare' document here.