A meal for every child at funded early learning and childcare sessions. Scottish Government

19 December, 2018
Categories: News

Major new Scottish Government scheme delivers healthy food, outdoor play & living wage in childcare.

Every child attending a funded early learning and childcare (ELC) session will receive a healthy meal, Minister for Children and Young People Maree Todd has announced. 

“The earliest years of a child’s life are crucial to their development and high quality early learning and childcare plays a vital role in helping children realise their full potential and closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

“This is a unique opportunity to transform the way we deliver early learning and childcare, which is why we are using the National Standard to ensure no child in ELC goes hungry or misses out on the benefits of outdoor learning, exercise and play
Maree Todd, Minister for Children and Young People

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