01 October 2019

College Makes Change of Career Possible for Mum-of-Two Heather

Mum-of-two Heather Waugh decided to come to Edinburgh College in 2017 to begin her HNC Childhood Practice (Practitioner Development) course.

The course was introduced in direct response to the Scottish Government’s aim to boost the number of childcare hours for each child to be increased to 1140 per year by 2020.

Heather spoke to us about her College experience, watch the video to learn more.

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