Presentation on theme: "Mayors London Childcare Strategy Childcare Affordability Programme - CAP Denise Burke - Senior Childcare Manager 14 December 2005."— Presentation transcript:
Mayors London Childcare Strategy Childcare Affordability Programme - CAP Denise Burke - Senior Childcare Manager 14 December 2005
Mayors London Childcare Strategy launched November 2003 Implemented by the LDA as the Mayors agency for business and jobs
How we are helping Our childcare programmes Childcare Business and Skills Programme Childcare Capital Investment Programme Childcare Marketing and Intelligence Programme Childcare Affordability Programme (CAP)
The Childcare Affordability Programme Why London? Why provide supply side funding? Why work with the London boroughs?
Aims of CAP At the outset; to pioneer a range of different approaches to make childcare more affordable for lower income families in order to increase their participation in paid employment or training In addition; test supply side funding
Outcomes to Date Phase 1 - Round 1 = 3170 places Phase 1 - Round 2 = April 2006 Phase 2 – Round 1 = April 2006 SureStart Evaluation = Interim Report August 2006 Influence Government Policy
Possible advantages and disadvantages Advantages Cost Sustainability Disadvantages Choice Pocket Power!