Entries by Ross Walton

The CALA Annual Conference is fast approaching!

The CALA Annual Conference is fast approaching! Make sure to sign up for the day ASAP as there are still a few places available. The conference is taking place on the 30th of September (right around the corner!) at Greyfriars and Stratherrick Free Church, Balloan Road . We hope to see you there! The conference […]

New E-Learning Module – Introduction to Risk Assessment

Hello everyone! We’re delighted to announce our newest E-learning module is now available on the E-Learning Zone! To access the this module simply go to our website, click on Training & Events, then E-Learning Zone to get started! Or follow this link : www.careandlearningalliance.co.uk/elearning-zone/ Here is a quick summary, to find out more be sure […]

Fun Frugal Friday – Paint & Stick

Happy Friday everyone! The next installment of Fun Frugal Friday is here! This week Mairianne shows us a fun arts and crafts projects! Have a try yourself! If you ever try one of Mairianne’s ideas, why not send over some pictures and we’ll feature your creation on the blog. Click the video below to play: […]

Supporting Parents along the Journey of Child’s Development

Hello everyone This is the third installment about the workshop leaders for the upcoming CALA Annual Conference. James McTaggart, Educational Psychologist with Highland Council will be delivering a workshop discussing how Developmental Overviews can be used by professionals, the benefits to children and the impact on their development. To find out more be sure to […]

Healthy Minds, Happy Children

Hello everyone This is the second installment about the workshop leaders for the upcoming CALA Annual Conference. Linda Thom, Promoting Positive Relationships Team Lead & Emma Campbell, Primary Mental Health Worker, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service are going to deliver a workshop discussing how mental health can affect parents and children in different ways , […]

CALA Conference 2016!

This year’s Conference is fast approaching and we’d like to bring you up to speed with our plans! The Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald will open the Conference and set the scene for a busy day of networking and workshops.   A two course buffet lunch will be provided with time for delegates […]

The E-Learning Zone!

Hello everyone! CALA is delighted to launch our new online learning courses, hosted in our E-Learning Zone! Here is our informative video about what the E-Learning Zone can offer you! And below is our helpful E-Flyer, click the flyer to find out more about whats available. Remember as a CALA Member, you will have received voucher(s) […]

Najczęściej zadawane pytania rodziców na temat opieki nad dziećmi w Szkocji. (FAQ parents about childcare in Scotland).

Hello everyone! We have recently put together a Polish speaking video answering some of the frequent questions that parents have had concerning childcare in Scotland. See the video in Polish : here Also available with the video is a Transcript in both English and Polish. A massive thanks to our presenters for taking part and all of the […]

Play Matters March!

Play Matters’ March 2016 edition is now available for download It’s certainly worth a look to keep abreast of the latest play related news including articles on:  The Community Play awards, nominations and winners Scottish Government changes to funding, with more than £2 million being committed to support charities helping children The most recent academic details, including […]