You are invited to the 69th Annual Seminar and AGM for One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) on the 8th November at the Engine Shed in Edinburgh.
The seminar will take place in the morning and the OPFS AGM will be held after lunch.
The theme for the seminar is “Making Scotland the best place in the world to grow up: The role of childcare in helping us achieve our ambition”.
Claire Telfer from Save the Children will be speaking about the messages from parents based on the childcare conversations they held around Scotland.
Naomi Eisenstadt,Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University and former Director of Sure Startwill be speaking about the role of childcare in supporting children and parents. Naomi visited Scotland to see and comment on our work on the Early Years and some of her observations are shared in a blog post early this year.
We have invited Aileen Campbellto speak about the role childcare can play in helping us make Scotland the best place in the world to grow up and the vision the Scottish Government has for childcare as part of the infrastructure of Scotland.
9:30am: Tea/Coffee & Registration