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For too long we have just sat back and taken what has been dished out to us. So good for the Scottish nursery nurses in their ongoing strike action for higher pay. I support them wholeheartedly. Lorraine Innes, Cumbernauld 15 January
Name: Sarah Beecham Age: 23 Job title: Nanny manager
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I think all nursery nurses in Scotland should be on the same national salary. Unison should not have allowed local deals to take place, for then we would all be receiving the same rate of pay. We all do the same job whatever area we work in. Name and address supplied 3 June
Playworkers who want to gain senior practitioner status will soon have the opportunity to study for the UK's first sector-endorsed Foundation Degree in Playwork. SkillsActive, the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure and Learning, said that the new initiative was now in the final stages of development. It will lead to a level 5 qualification , the equivalent to an intermediate level qualification on the Framework for Higher Educational Qualifications.
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The Sure Start Unit offers acomprehensive guide to qualifications for working in early years, childcare and playwork. See www.surestart.gov.uk/_doc/ index.cfm?document=1181 or call 0845 602 2260 and quote the reference DfES-1129-2004. The 18-page document, published in June 2004, provides general information about qualifications for school leavers, those already working with children and those looking for a change in career.
I watched 'Nurseries Undercover' and cried. I've trained and worked with children for nearly 13 years. I feel betrayed by these people and disgusted by their actions, which were against every rule I was ever taught. Mrs T Perkins, Essex 26 August
24/25 January Home visiting - Reaching babies and families: where they live A two-day workshop for those working with children under five, offering tactics to help at-risk babies and children while appreciating the risks in entering fragile home environments.
How has the role and training of nursery nurses evolved since the NNEB began in 1945? Tina Jefferies explains, while looking at what the future may bring For the past five years I have been studying the evolving role of nursery nurses within the context of national and local early years and childcare developments.