Developing policies and strategies for the
development and implementation of integrated early years education,
childcare and family support services; access and admissions;
quality, recruitment and training; childcare funding.
Developing policies and strategies for raising standards across all
settings that are members of the Bedfordshire Early Years
Development and Childcare Partnership (EYDCP) including maintained
schools, private, independent and voluntary providers.
Providing information for parents, carers, settings, employers and
potential trainees and employees on a range of early education and
Managing the Local Authority's (LA) nursery schools.
Implementing the government's infant class size initiative and Key
Stage 2 class size initiative in lower schools in the County.
Working in partnership with other units of the Borough Council and
a range of external organisations to implement the Borough
Council's Community Vision objectives and the above.