Information for staff with a management role


The Running a Setting training has been updated into this online resource.  It now reflects the messages from the National Practice Guidance for Early Years in Scotland – Realising the Ambition: Being Me.  Click on the links below to access supporting documents and guidance pages.  If you have not already signed up to the ELC Highland blog to ensure you receive updates and new information please do so on the homepage.  

Please ensure that you refer to your risk assessments and current COVID guidance alongside this training. 

Operational Aspects

Care Inspectorate (CI), Education Scotland and Inspections

When to notify the Care Inspectorate


The National Standard

Child Protection

Equality and Diversity

Staff Induction and Development

Staff Roles

Learning in the Early Years

Foghlam tro Mheadhan na Gàidhlig / Gaelic Medium Education

Family Engagement

Team Building and Leadership

Improvement Planning



Working in Partnership with Other Professionals

Early Learning and Childcare Notice Boards 

Care Inspectorate Quick Wins Bitesize – Quality Assurance Calendars

ELC Timeframes