The National Childcare Strategy Reviews
Description:The National Childcare Strategy was launched in May 1998, with the publication of a Green Paper, 'Meeting the ... more
The National Childcare Strategy ... Childcare Challenge'. The aim is to have a range of good quality, affordable childcare for children aged 0-14, and up to age 16 for children with special needs, in every neighbourhood, including out of school childcare for a million children across UK, by 2003. The Strategy is founded on a commitment to promoting the well-being of children, offering equal opportunities for parents, especially women and to supporting parents in balancing work and family life.
Newest Review: ... can e-mail me). This procedure of devising a plan from consultation is a prime example of the governments 'bottom-up thinking'. The plan would include planned projects, strategies and so on, and has to be approved by DfEE. **** Increasing Childcare/Early Education places **** To help EYDCPs increase childcare places (also known as capacity building) additional money is available ... more
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What is the National Childcare Strategy? ***See update at the bottom*** National Childcare Strategy was devised by the Labour Government as part of their National Regeneration Strategy and to introduce 'Opportunity for all' The National Childcare Strategy is made up of various initiatives to give children the best start in life, aid those parents that want to seek employment or training the opportunity to do so, and help parents/carers to provide a safe stimulating environment for their children to be raised in. It was recognised that there was no point in investing money to give people the opportunity to return to work or ... Read the complete review