Support for childcare providers

Learning and development

We can support you by providing:

  • early years and childcare Facebook page with information and links
  • training directory for a range of training opportunities
  • information about local childcare markets for prospective childcare providers
  • support to register as a provider of Early Years Education funding for 2,3 and 4 year olds
  • support sessions and surgeries with specialist members of the EYCC team
  • access to local briefings and networking opportunities
  • specific identified support through our self-referral process
  • the Learning and Development audit tool
  • the Safeguarding and Welfare audit tool to help you to identify where specific support may be require

Request support

Further support we can offer includes:

  • targeted support for providers that receive an 'inadequate' or 'requires improvement' outcome
  • consultancy for early years, schools and academies, which can be accessed through Edulincs 
  • information and guidance on how to create quality early years provision 
  • effective assessment guidance