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Children's Care Learning and Development

12 Areas

These standards have been developed specifically for those working in early years and childcare for the 0-7 age group.

For ease of use the standards within this suite has been grouped into functional areas with links to examples of how they can be used as an effective tool for individuals, managers and organisations.

Areas

Childcare and development

Promote the development of children and young people

SCDCCLD 0303
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Promote the development of positive behaviour in children and young people

SCDHSC 0326
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Support the development of children and young people

SCDCCLD 0203
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Support the care of babies and children

SCDCCLD 0208
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Support a child with additional support needs

SCDCCLD 0209
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Promote the health and physical development of children

SCDCCLD0307
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Promote the care of babies and children

SCDCCLD 0314
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Care for children at home

SCDCCLD 0320
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Promote the care, learning and development of children with additional requirements in partnership with their families

SCDCCLD 0321
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Lead programmes for the promotion of children and young people’s development

SCDCCLD 0403
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Learning and development in early years settings

Support the acquisition of a new language through immersion by children in an early years setting

SCDCCLD 0247
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Implement frameworks for early education through the development of curriculum planning

SCDCCLD 0309
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Assess children's progress according to relevant curriculum frameworks

SCDCCLD 0310
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Promote children’s early learning in the school environment

SCDCCLD 0316
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Use Information and Communication Technology to promote children's early learning

SCDCCLD 0323
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Promote literacy, numeracy and language development for children’s early learning, in partnership with their families

SCDCCLD 0345
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Promote the acquisition of a new language by children through immersion in an early years setting

SCDCCLD 0347
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Promote the care, learning and development of children with additional support needs in early education settings

SCDCCLD 0339
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Lead curriculum provision of early education for children

SCDCCLD 0407
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Lead the physical, emotional and social development of children

SCDCCLD 0408
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Lead the support of children’s communication

SCDCCLD 0409
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Lead the support for children’s creativity

SCDCCLD 0410
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Lead the support for children’s mathematical learning, exploration and problem solving

SCDCCLD 0411
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Lead in advising and supporting practitioners in early years settings working with children who have additional support needs

SCDCCLD 0415
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Safeguarding and well-being

Lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of children and young people

SCDHSC 0044
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Promote the safeguarding of children and young people

SCDHSC 0034
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Support children and young people through major transitions

SCDCCLD 0325
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Support individuals to move into new living environments

SCDHSC 0383
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Support the safeguarding of children

SCDCCLD 0202
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Promote children’s well-being and resilience

SCDCCLD 0308
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Support children who have experienced trauma

SCDCCLD 0327
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Manage provision of care services that deals effectively with transitions and significant life events

SCDCCLD 0432
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Communication

Support effective communication

SCDCCLD 0201
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Promote effective communication

SCDCCLD 0301
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Maintain effective communication systems and practice

SCDCCLD 0401
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Support families to engage in groups within the childcare setting

SCDCCLD 0332
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Health and safety

Support individuals to use medication in social care settings

SCDHSC 3122
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Lead practice for health and safety in the work setting

SCDHSC 0042
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Promote health, safety and security in the work setting

SCDHSC 0032
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Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals

SCDHSC 0022
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Supportive and safe environments

Prepare environments to meet children’s needs

SCDCCLD 0205
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Plan and organise environments for children and families

SCDCCLD 0306
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Implement positive environments for babies and children

SCDCCLD 0312
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Evaluate the environment for children and families

SCDCCLD 0412
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Play

Support children’s learning through play

SCDCCLD0206
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Work with children and young people to create play spaces and support freely chosen self-directed play

Plan for and support self-directed play

Leadership and management

Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility

Develop and implement operational plans for your area of responsibility

Provide leadership in your area of responsibility

Encourage innovation in your area of responsibility

Manage finance for your area of responsibility

Obtain additional finance for the organisation

Manage a small-scale childcare business

SCDCCLD 0328
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Promote the recruitment of staff in childcare settings

SCDCCLD 0333
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Promote quality systems and procedures for the delivery of childcare services

SCDCCLD 0340
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Lead in the review of policies, procedures and practice for children with additional support needs

SCDCCLD 0414
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Lead the assessment of quality assurance schemes

SCDCCLD 0416
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Provide leadership and management of integrated childcare provision

SCDCCLD 0431
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Prepare the childcare setting for regulatory inspections

SCDCCLD 0433
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Developing practice

Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others

SCDHSC 0043
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Develop your practice through reflection and learning

SCDHSC 0033
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Develop your own knowledge and practice

SCDHSC 0023
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Undertake a research project

SCDCCLD 0420
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Children with additional support needs

Lead in the review of policies, procedures and practice for children with additional support needs

Promote the care, learning and development of children with additional support needs in early education settings

Promote the care, learning and development of children with additional requirements in partnership with their families

CCLD 0321
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Support a child with additional support needs

Working in partnership with families

Support individuals, families and communities to commission their own services

Deliver services to families, children and young people from diverse cultural and language communities

SCDCCLD 0334
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Support early intervention for the benefit of children and families

SCDCCLD 0313
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Promote ways to support families that have literacy, numeracy or language needs

SCDCCLD 0315
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Engage with families in ways that encourage them to be involved with their children’s learning and development

SCDCCLD 0317
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Promote healthy living for children and families

SCDCCLD 0319
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Empower families through the development of parenting skills

SCDCCLD 0322
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Lead provision for babies and children in partnership with parents and carers

SCDCCLD 0405
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Maintain a service for children and families

SCDCCLD 0330
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Support families to engage in groups within the childcare setting

SCDCCLD 0332
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Working in partnership with other professionals

Contribute to the effectiveness of teams

SCDCHSC 0241
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Work with a management committee

SCDCCLD 0329
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Develop productive working relationships with others

SCDCCLD 0338
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Lead service providers in accessing information to support the care, learning and development of children

SCDCCLD 0417
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Lead multi-agency working arrangements

SCDCCLD 0423
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