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Early Years and Childcare Consultant (FOI)

Early Years and Childcare Consultant (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 29 March 2017.


All work done for all States agencies and Trusts from 2006 by the consultant for Early Years Dr Cathy Hamer.



​Department  ​Date​Remit
​States Greffe ​2007​Expert Adviser to the Home Affairs and Education Scrutiny Panel: Early Years Review
​Education ​2011 ​Early Years and Childcare: Taking Stock and Moving Forwards


​2011  ​Review of the Early Years and Childcare Partnership
​Education ​2012 ​Development of Inclusion Strategy (Inclusion Review)


​2012 ​Well-Being Team Review


​2012 ​Janvrin: Special Education Needs (SEN) Review


​Review of the Turnaround Provision, based at Samares Primary School
​Health and Social Services​2014 ​Delivery of the Early Support and Key Working Training to the Multi-Agency Child Development Team
​Education ​2015 ​Child Care Registration: Taking Stock and Moving Forwards
​Community and Constitutional Affairs (formerly Home Affairs)​2016 ​A review of the operating model of the Bridge and Samares Pathways
​Education*​2016​Independent Chair of the Early Years and Childcare Partnership (EYCP)

*Dr Cathy Hamer was appointed by the Education Minister, with the support of a multi-agency panel, and involved representatives from other early years’ professionals in the selection process as the independent Chair.

Please note that Dr Cathy Hamer also attends meetings and sits on interview panels, as required, in her capacity as an early years’ expert.

The EYCP is a single body which brings together the voices of children and families with local representatives from the public, private, community and voluntary sectors.

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