May 2018 Childcare Update
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This May update covers updates on end dates for certain qualifications, plus general sector news.
Qualifications end dates
Due to the SASE Framework remaining open until 31 December 2020, the following qualifications have been extended until 31 December 2020.
Children & Young People's Workforce SASE Framework:
- Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce 500/9940/1
- Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce
- Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) 601/2963/3
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) 601/5402/0
Early Years Teaching:
Urgent action needed to prevent loss of Early Years Teachers. Read the full story
Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard - no update from last month:
- Level 3 early years apprenticeship could receive £8,000 funding. Read the full story
- Preschool alliance launches landmark mental health survey. Read the full story
- Major nursery groups reveal gender pay gap. Read the full story