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15 Feb 2017

Getting more people to take the plunge

Author: Alison Malcolm, Policy Analysis Officer, Access & Skills

From 2020, children aged 3-5 (and some 2-year-olds) will be entitled to 1,140 hours of free Early Learning and Childcare (ELC). The Scottish Government also recently pledged to ensure an additional graduate is working in ELC settings in each area of multiple deprivation by 2018.