Early years

What Matters to Us

A national conference for final year HN students destined for a career in social care and early years and for staff in these subject areas.

Freshly Squeezed: Emma Scott

Iriss.fm, Episode 216

Freshly Squeezed, an Iriss podcast
An interview with Emma Scott, winner of the Bright Spark Award at the Scottish Social Services Awards 2018.

The Dads' Group

This is Where it Starts

This is Where it Starts

This case study is part of This is Where it Starts, a collection of eight case studies on work with children and parents in early years. Case study five.


The Douglas Family Support Centre in Dundee provides a variety of services to children and their families. These services may include assessment, contact, developmental and educational work, and work with parents to support them in their parenting role.

Castlemilk Family Learning Centre

This is where it starts

This is where it starts
Castlemilk Family Learning Centre provides care and education to children from birth to five years old (pre-school) and has capacity for 74 full time places. It is open 52 weeks a year.