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Supporting childminders and parents through effective collaboration

Ofsted good practice example showing how Diss Children's Centre works with partners to help parents returning to employment.

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This example shows how effective collaboration can result in outstanding outcomes for childminders and parents returning to employment.

Diss Children’s Centre works with Jobcentre Plus to make sure that parents who attend specialist courses, or who return to work, can then be closely matched with local childminders with necessary expertise and knowledge. It also works with charity Childminding Matters, encouraging a number of parents to work as childminders.

Published 8 October 2012