Childcare update September 2018
An update on everything new in the Childcare sector this September.
First Aid Mapping
We have completed mapping of our First Aid qualifications to the PHEM Framework, mapping documents can be found on the following pages:
Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (603/2449/1)
Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (603/2460/0)
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene (603/0513/7)
Early years workforce 'will get less well qualified
The current workforce is facing a ‘ticking timebomb’ of staff shortages combined with falling qualifications levels and an increasing reliance on unpaid staff, the Education Policy Institute has found.
Funding concerns reduce take up of ‘funded places’
A new report from the Department of Education (DfE) has revealed that current funding levels are preventing more families from benefitting from funded early education places.
Criteria for Level 2 qualifications update
The Department for Education (DfE) has published its response to the consultation on criteria for level 2 childcare qualifications.