The Scottish Out of School Care Network (SOSCN) is a Scottish registered charity (SC020520), established in 1991 and is the national infrastructure umbrella organisation providing support, mentoring, training, information and resources to all childcare services in Scotland, which provide childcare, play and learning opportunities for school-age children.
November 2015 - March 2016
Over the coming months SOSCN is holding a series of events across Scotland in partnership with the Care Inspectorate, Scottish Social Services Council and Disclosure Scotland. These events will allow out of school care services to hear directly from the regulatory bodies about a variety of issues relevant to delivering quality services which meet regulatory and legislative requirements.
The Glasgow event on 3rd December is now fully booked.
Scottish Out of School Care Network Seminar & AGM
Wednesday 25th November 2015
We are holding two free GIRFEC training sessions in September.
An Invitation to Employers to Help Shape Playwork Skills and Qualifications for the future
Free Physical Activity Training now open to single services
SOSCN is now officially recognised as a UK Living Wage employer. We made the official decision to pay the living wage rate or over this amount, when we created internships for SOSCN back in October 2013, but we only sought accreditation last month.
SOSCN's new framework & assessment for quality improvement is now available to out of school care services in Scotland. Follow this link to the find out more: Achieving Quality Scotland
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