Education Scotland's Early Years Matters

Early Years Collaborative

Shirley Laing describes the role of the Early Years Collaborative, a outcomes-focused, multi-agency, quality improvement programme.


The Model for Improvement

Scottish Government Improvement Advisor Gary Sutton explains The Model of Improvement, an approach to achieving successful change in processes and systems.

Tales of bedtime stories

Staff from two local authorities share their approaches to encouraging bedtime reading.

Family Splash in Dundee

Family Splash, used as a test of change within Early Years Collaborative Improvement Methodology, was targeted at families with young children living in Lochee in Dundee.

The Wee Green Spaces Project

An Aberdeen City initiative which used the Improvement Model to extend outdoor learning.

Insight into the role of the Practice Development Team

How the Practice Development Team supports the work of the Early Years Collaborative.


One Glasgow

One Glasgow aims to redesign services through joint, streamlined working, reduced duplication, and redirection of resources.

Community Planning Partnership

Falkirk Community Planning Partnership have been carrying out tests of change to help meet the aims of the Early Years Collaborative workstreams.

Game On Scotland

Information about Game On Scotland, the official education website for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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