Daycarers criticise proposed standards
Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Concerns have been expressed over the Scottish Executive's proposals that half the staff in a daycare setting should be qualified, either to level 2 or level 3 - a less stringent requirement than in England, where supervisory staff are expected to have a level 3 qualification. Under proposals put out for consultation on 5 December, half the staff in a nursery or playgroup would have to have one of the qualifications mentioned in the Scottish Executive document Working with Children - which includes both level 2 and level 3 qualifications.
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