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Childcare Trends All Parents Should Know

Early development in children is something that is spoken about a lot today. Even in the case of development and childcare education there is a lot that is happening right now that needs to be given importance. Even pre-school childcare looks to monitor, aid, and enhance individual development. So much so that early years’ childcare is often referred to as pre-school care, not just a supervisory function. Parents want more for their children. As a result of this, nurseries and other childcare centres have increased their education’s standards as well as the facilities that they offer considerably to bring in more parents. They also happen to support child development better. There is a growing need for the formalised nature of early education with staff that are highly trained in order to maximise on the success of children who are still in pre-school. This can be seen with their classroom-style approach to learning. In classroom environments, children learn soft skills, motor skills, and accept various early years activities that promote personal growth.

Technology is making big changes in the connection between child and parent/carer

Peace of mind is a big factor that parents have to deal with when they leave their child in the care of others. Parents will also need to know that their child is happy and that they are going to be safe and well look for while they are away. Recent advancements in technology has made it easier for parents to connect with their children but also with any caregivers. Day-care facilities can now keep parents entirely in the loop with blogs, newsletters, and photographs. Caregivers can now report the progress of the child or any incident that happens with just a simple text message that includes images as well for clarity. Some facilities even offer live video streaming of children during the day for added satisfaction.

Setting up your own childcare business from home is a possibility

You can actually now set up a childcare business from home and make sure that you have you income while also keeping your child close to you and never having to worry for their safety and health. It may be a little easier than other businesses to start but you also have to make sure that the conditions are just right for that to happen. You will also need the complete commitment and the right qualifications in order to do this because you are essentially responsible for the children under your care. You will play a role in their development as well. If you actually want to run a successful business, having the right training is really important and we can help you on that end. With the many accredited courses that Global Edulink has to offer, you can rest assured that parents will feel comfortable in committing their child to your care. Here are some of the many courses that we offer.

CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education

Would you like to achieve an excellent online accredited UK qualification, which will demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge? Look no further than this CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education online course.

This excellent Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education will give learners a full introduction to working in childcare and education. The Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education will allow learners to go on and take the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education and then on to the Technical Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator). Whether you are a complete beginner, or have some experience working in early year’s education and care, the Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education is suitable for you, and will enable you to develop specialist skill and knowledge. Gain an accredited UK qualification and begin an exciting career today.

This certificate will help you work for a number of jobs in childcare or to demand for a salary increment or job promotion from your employer. On successfully getting through this course in CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education, you can also progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education (601/3999/7) and then onto the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) (601/4000/8). Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner

  • Early Childhood Educator – £17,360 per annum
  • Nanny – £19,265 per annum
  • Childcare Worker – £14,642 per annum
  • Primary School Teacher – £25,139 per annum
  • Teaching assistant – £12,233 per annum
  • Nursery Worker – £15,152 per annum


CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring Children & Young People

This qualification will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting. It will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people. All the units are optional giving greater flexibility to learners and tutors when deciding on a programme of study – maximising learner achievement.

On completion of the Certificate learners can progress to the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification. The Certificate also gives learners the opportunity to achieve two award-sized qualifications (Level 2 Award in Babysitting and Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting) on the way to completing the Certificate. This offers the opportunity to be certificated for three qualifications in total.

Diploma in Safeguarding Children and Young People – Level 3

Failure of the society and the government to take necessary actions to safeguard children and young people may result in serious future consequences. Safeguarding should first start from a child’s home. The parents have to ensure that the welfare of their children are looked out for keenly. Teachers are also equally responsible to safeguard children and young people within the schooling facilities and premises. The government has also established certain legislation and policies that are designed to safeguard children and young people. It is important for every one of us to be educated on safeguarding children and welfare in order to protect the younger ones within our family and community. This diploma in safeguarding children and young people – level 3 will help you explore and understand the roles in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. You will also get to glance at the legislation, strategies and policies designed to safeguard children and young people. This diploma will help also you develop personal skills to contribute to the safeguarding of children and young people and to uplift them.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
Therefore, if you are planning on knowing more about childcare or thinking about opening your own childcare business from home, you can enrol on our programmes right away. You can contact our team on support@globaledulink.co.uk for more information.

March 2, 2020

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