Entries by ICT Admin

The Highland Third Sector Representation Pathway

COMMITTEES/GROUPS/PARTNERSHIPS OPEN FOR NOMINATION FOR THIRD SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES Click here for details of group guide and nomination form The Highland Third Sector Representation Pathway The following Committees/Groups/Partnerships are open for Third Sector Representatives nomination then selection on the 22nd of November at the Highland Third Sector Assembly. To nominate for one or more of the […]

Safe Sleep Scotland Workshop

Safe Sleep Scotland will be delivering a FREE ‘Safe Sleep’ education session for professionals in health and childcare on: Thursday 7th November 5-6.30pm CALA, Kintail House, Inverness IV2 3BW. This session will help raise your awareness of how we can reduce the risks of sudden and unexpected death in infancy occurring and good practice to […]

SOSCN Regional Events

SOSCN is pleased to confirm that the Scottish Government’s OSC team will be joining them at their regional events for OSC services to have the opportunity to help shape the next development stage of the National Framework for Out of School Care in Scotland. The draft framework on Out of School Care sets out what […]

Out of school care consultation

Scottish Government: Consultation on Out of School Care A new consultation on Out of School Care has been launched by the Scottish Government who published their draft framework on ‘Out of School Care  – draft framework 2019’ on Friday 30th of August. Click here to access the document The Scottish Government is inviting all organisations […]

A new guide to self-evaluation for care services

Self-evaluation for improvement – your guide The Care Inspectorate have published a new guide to support all care services in undertaking self-evaluation. This useful document provides clear guidance and information on topics such as:  What is self-evaluation?                                          […]

Early Learning and Childcare

National Induction Resource  The Scottish Government’s ‘National Induction Resource for ELC’ is a comprehensive tool to support robust induction for new starts in ELC as we progress with 1140 hours expansion.  Along with step by step advice and information, there are links to useful free or low-cost CPL inks including: SSSC Learning zone on page […]

Revised guidance from Care Inspectorate

  The Care Inspectorate have reviewed and updated the quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection. The guidance document ‘A quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection’ (revised August 2019) provides a quality improvement framework for community planning partnerships to support self-evaluation of […]

Fortrose Pre-school

Cleaner 6.25 hours per week at £8.21 per hour 1.25 hours, Monday to Friday, term time only Closing date: Monday 23rd September 2019 Interview date: Monday 7th October 2019 Download Your Application Pack here: Job Remit Equal Opportunities Form Application Form All completed forms (Application,  & Equal Opportunities) should be emailed to: [email protected] or posted to: Care […]

CALA’s #Openingdoors graduate wins award

Congratulations to #Openingdooors graduate Shona Beveridge for winning the HTSI 2019 Youth Volunteer of the Year award! Shona continues to volunteer at our out of school clubs alongside volunteering at her local Rainbows and as speaker and influencer for the Niemann-Pick UK Charity. Shona is passionate about volunteering, especially for the Niemann-Pick UK charity. Last […]

Out of School Care Consultation

CALA has welcomed the opportunity to be part of the reference group working with Scottish Government on the ‘Out of School Care in Scotland: draft framework 2019’. The Scottish Government is now seeking the thoughts and views of children, parents, carers and professionals in the sector on what they think about out of school care […]

Care Inspectorate Hub – Outdoor Learning Guidance Tools

Outdoor Learning  Guidance Tools available on the Care Inspectorate Hub Children in our CALA centres have come back after their summer holidays and got straight back into exploring their outdoor play environments and favourite spaces in their communities. Lots of exploring, investigating and discoveries have already been made by the children and observations, interests and […]