1. Education or nursery: During childhood children need an education or nursery in addition to help them learn and develop in a stumilating save enviorment education is important for children who are escpially not getting the stimulation at home.
The 2017 National Improvement Framework and Improvement Plan for Scottish Education is designed to help us deliver the twin aims of excellence and equity in education - ensuring children and young people develop a broad range of skills and capacities, whilst supporting them to thrive, regardless of their social circumstances or additional needs.
The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 introduced new early learning and childcare entitlements to replace the funded 12.5 hours/ week during term time of pre-school education for 3 and 4 year olds. Early learning and childcare is education and care for young children delivered in a caring and nurturing setting. It's being implemented by local authorities, in consultation with local communities.
Free places are also available to some families with two-year-olds if their parent or carer receives one of the following benefits which are parents on income support, job seekers allowance, employment and support allowance, incapacity or sevre disablement allowance and state pension credit.
The free childcare 2 to 4 year olds get is good for the children in scotland because nursery provides a stimulating enviorment where they can learn and develop.
Children in scotland get free education in primary and secondary education as well and all schooling in scotland follow the curriculum for excellence.
The Curriculum for Excellence is intended to help children and young people gain the knowledge, skills and attributes needed for life in the 21st century, including skills for learning, life and work.
It is purpose is often summed up as helping children and young people to become, Successful learners, Confident individuals, Responsible citizens and Effective contributors.
There are eight curriculum area are Expressive arts, Health and wellbeing, Languages (including English, Gaidhlig, Gaelic learners and modern languages), Mathematics, Religious and moral education, Sciences and Social studies Technologies.