Report says ELC expansion delivered but sector fragile

Date: 1 June 2023
Topic: Early Years News

The Scottish Government, councils and partners did well to increase early learning and childcare (ELC) provision to 1,140 hours a year per child, despite the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic. But the sector remains fragile.

Those are the key messages from a report by Audit Scotland on the progress of the ELC expansion programme.

Read the report here.