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Early learning and childcare expansion: EQIA

Equality impact assessment (EQIA) to consider the impacts on families with a protected characteristic of increasing the statutory entitlement to 1140 hours of funded ELC and of modifying the current session lengths.


Footnotes

1. https://www.gov.scot/publications/funding-follows-child-national-standard-early-learning-childcare-providers-principles-practice/ 

2. The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Modification) (No.1) Order 2019

3. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

4. https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/Pubs-Pre-SchoolEducation

5. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

6. from https://www.gov.scot/publications/blueprint-2020-expansion-early-learning-childcare-scotland-elc-expansion-planning/

7. https://www.gov.scot/publications/early-learning-and-childcare-delivery-progress-report/ 

8. https://www.gov.scot/publications/funding-follows-child-national-standard-early-learning-childcare-providers-principles-practice/ 

9. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

10. Rapid evidence review: Childcare quality & children's outcomes 

11. The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Modification) (No.1) Order 2019

12. https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/Pubs-Pre-SchoolEducation

13. https://data.sssc.uk.com/data-publications/22-workforce-data-report

14. https://www.gov.scot/publications/drivers-barriers-uptake-early-learning-childcare-amongst-2-year-olds/

15. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

16. https://www.gov.scot/publications/early-learning-childcare-programme-trials-analysis-responses-scottish-government-discussion/pages/1/ 

17. https://www.gov.scot/publications/blueprint-2020-expansion-early-learning-childcare-scotland-consultation-analysis-report/ 

18. https://www.gov.scot/publications/early-learning-childcare-service-model-2020-analysis-public-consultation/ 

19. https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/Pubs-Pre-SchoolEducation

20. Children with language, speech, and communication needs; Children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; Children with a visual or hearing impairment, or who are deafblind; Children with a learning disability.

21. Autistic spectrum disorder; English as an additional language; Family issues; Language, speech and communication issues; Learning difficulties and dyslexia; Looked After; Physical or motor impairment, or physical or mental health problem; Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; Visual or hearing impairment, or who are deafblind; Other (which includes support for risk of exclusion, substance misuse, more able pupil, and interrupted learning).

22. https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/dspupcensus 

23. https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-chance-tackling-child-poverty-delivery-plan-2018-22/ 

24. https://www.gov.scot/publications/blueprint-2020-expansion-early-learning-childcare-scotland-2017-18-action/pages/2/

25. https://www.gov.scot/publications/funding-follows-child-national-standard-early-learning-childcare-providers-operating-guidance/ 

26. The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Modification) (No.1) Order 2019

27. https://www.gov.scot/publications/blueprint-2020-expansion-early-learning-childcare-scotland-elc-expansion-planning/ 

28. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2004/4/contents

29. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2010/8/contents

30. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15

31. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/8/contents/enacted

32. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/6/contents

33. All registered ELC managers/lead practitioners must either hold the SCQF level 9 benchmark qualification or agree that their registration is subject to a condition that they secure this within their first period of registration. For practitioner grade, the benchmark qualification is SCQF level 7, and for support workers, the benchmark qualification is SCQF Level 6.

34. https://www.gov.scot/publications/funding-follows-child-national-standard-early-learning-childcare-providers-operating-guidance/pages/3/

35. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/equality-act-guidance#h5

36. http://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/4704/Gender%20equal%20play%20in%20early%20learning%20and%20childcare.pdf

37. https://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/a-summary-of-elc-resources 

38. https://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/Documents/Living/Social%20Care/Ensuring-Equality-in-childcare-for-black-and-minority-ethnic-families-a-summary[1].pdf

39. https://data.sssc.uk.com/data-publications/22-workforce-data-report

40. http://www.barnardos.org.uk/15920_pp_briefing_no17.pdf

41. https://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/Documents/Living/Social%20Care/Ensuring-Equality-in-childcare-for-black-and-minority-ethnic-families-a-summary[1].pdf

42. http://www.barnardos.org.uk/15920_pp_briefing_no17.pdf

43. The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Modification) (No.1) Order 2019 

44. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

45. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/study-of-early-education-and-development-seed

46. https://www.gov.scot/publications/funding-follows-child-national-standard-early-learning-childcare-providers-operating-guidance/pages/3/

47. https://www.gov.scot/publications/funding-follows-child-national-standard-early-learning-childcare-providers-operating-guidance/pages/3/

48. https://www.parentclub.scot/articles/how-elc-gives-your-kids-extra-tlc 

49. http://www.healthscotland.scot/media/1786/provision-of-early-learning-and-childcare-and-parents-outcomes-an-evidence-brief.pdf

50. The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Modification) (No.1) Order 2019  

51. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

52. https://youngfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Valuing-Family-Valuing-Work-British-Muslim-Women-and-the-Labour-Market-October-2008.pdf

53. Khan, O., Ahmet, A. and Watkins, J. (2014a) Caring and earning among low –income Caribbean, Pakistani and Somali people. York: JRF

54. Khan, O., Ahmet, A., Victor, C. 2014. ‘Poverty and ethnicity: balancing caring and earning for British Caribbean, Pakistani and Somali people’. Joseph Rowntree Foundation

55. https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Children/Pubs-Pre-SchoolEducation

56. https://www.iriss.org.uk/resources/videos/young-peoples-views-violence-against-women-nancy-lombard 

57. https://www.zerotolerance.org.uk/resources/Gender-equal-play-in-early-learning-and-childcare.pdf 

58. https://www.gov.scot/publications/exploring-parents-views-use-early-learning-childcare-scotland/

59. https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-women-gender-pay-gap-action-plan/ 

60.  International Monetary Fund (2016) ‘Individual choice or policies? Drivers of female employment in Europe’,  IMF Working Paper 16/49. Akgunduz, Y. and Plantenga, J. (2011) ‘Child care prices and female labour force  participation: A meta‐analysis’,  Utrecht School of Economics Working Paper

61. https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/publication/2019/03/fairer-scotland-women-gender-pay-gap-action-plan/documents/analytical-annex/analytical-annex/govscot%253Adocument/ 

62. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/221221/WP114.pdf 

63. https://www.engender.org.uk/content/publications/Unblocking-the-Pipeline---Gender-and-Employability-in-Scotland.pdf 

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