|Changes to Legislation for Childminders from 1st September 2014
All childminders need to be aware of the following changes to legislation from 1st September 2014:
• EYFS 2014
• Childcare Register 2014
• SEND Code of Practice 2014
Changes to the EYFS
The EYFS 2012 has been replaced by the EYFS 2014. You can find a copy of the EYFS 2014 here.
A new section has been added to the Childminding Forum free downloads page with guidance about the changes. You can view it here.
Childcare Register 2014
The Childcare Register 2012 has been replaced by the Childcare Register 2014. You can find a copy of the Childcare Register 2014 here.
We have created a discussion thread about the changes to the Childcare Register on the Independent Childminders Facebook group.SEND Code of Practice 2014
There is a new Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Code of Practice. You can find a copy of the SEND Code of Practice here.
A new section has been added to the Childminding Forum free downloads page with information about the changes.
Free Help and Support
If you would like further support to help you prepare for the changes from 1st September then you can ask colleagues on the Childminding Forum and Independent Childminders Facebook Group.
Childcare.co.uk also have have over 100 Childminder Guides on their website and have recently increased the number of free online training courses available to their gold members.
Gold Childcare.co.uk members now have access to 34 free online training courses from Educare and Laser Learning worth around £2000.
If you aren't yet a Childcare.co.uk member then you can register free.
Thank you all very much for your support.