Examination of the options for providing early childhood education and care for children in Jersey
Produced by the
Children, Young People, Education and Skills
and published on
30 Jan 2007
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In January 2007, the States of Jersey Department for Education, Sport and Culture sought independent early education and childcare advice from the consultancy service at the National Daycare Trust.
The purpose of the consultancy was to draw upon the wide range of experience of extending education and childcare that exists in England and elsewhere, to assist in considering the various options relevant to the States of Jersey to extend early education.
Key themes that needed to be addressed were around equity, accessibility and affordability.
The Assistant Director for Schools and Colleges met with the Daycare Trust consultant on 24 and 25 January 2007. The terms of reference for these two days were:
- to explore issues around the Minister for Education, Sport and Culture's strategy for developing the Early Years agenda in Jersey;
- drawing upon the independent consultant's experience, to comment on the proposals
This report summarises the key areas that were explored and provides a commentary on the proposals based on knowledge and experience of this sector.