Early learning and childcare: national induction resource

The early learning and childcare (ELC) national induction resource has been developed to support individuals in their induction to delivering ELC – whether that is funded ELC or ELC that families purchase themselves - setting out how individuals can expect employers to support them in their new role


1 Realising the Ambition | Learning resources | National Improvement Hub (

2 National Induction support for childminders is available via the Scottish Childminding Association (who offer an induction support programme) and in Your Childminding Journey, a free resource published by the Care Inspectorate, accessed easily online

3 ADES Network, Care Inspectorate, Care and Learning Alliance (CALA), Children in Scotland (CiS), Early Years Scotland (EYS), Education Scotland, COSLA, National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA)

4 (Rapid evidence review: Childcare quality & children's outcomes - Publications - Public Health Scotland)

5 Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers: interim guidance - update March 2021 - (



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