Nursery Education Fund

Scrutiny review - Children, Education & Home Affairs Panel

Launch date: 23/03/2016

Review status: Report published

What is the review about?

​The Panel will review the proposed changes to the Nursery Education Fund (NEF) which provides free nursery places for 3 – 4 year olds.

Terms of reference

​1. To establish how the proposals benefit or disadvantage the children of Jersey.

2. To establish;

i. what the Minister is hoping to achieve by the changes;
ii.  why the Minister has chosen the parameters within the proposal
iii. what preparation and consultation the Minister has undertaken to establish the impact of the proposals.

3. To hold public hearings with the Minister for Education and any other individuals or organisational representatives that the Panel considers necessary.

4. To gather evidence relating to the impact on stakeholders, including but not confined to parents, private nurseries and the provision of States nurseries and other services.

5. To present a report containing any recommendations to the States Assembly.



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