The purpose of the study is to provide the Scottish Government with a detailed assessment of the potential costs and benefits of the key options for introducing a system of ELC accounts which supports the Government’s objectives of providing funded ELC which is high quality, flexible and accessible. The study should consider feasibility in terms of:
– Delivery – what are the practical and operational requirements for a system of childcare accounts and what are the key challenges and considerations
– Impact – what are the likely impacts of the available approaches on the Government’s ELC objectives and how could childcare accounts be delivered to best support those objectives
Full details of the tender can be found here.