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Academy trustee named as new Ofsted chair

The trustee of an academies trust has been appointed chair of Ofsted.

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Public sector organisation chosen to run Tax Free Childcare accounts

The Tax Free Childcare scheme will be delivered through National Savings and Investments (NS&I) rather than by childcare voucher providers.

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SEND code gains parliamentary approval

New statutory guidance on how early years providers should support children with special educational needs and disabilities has been approved by Parliament.

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Nursery CEO to cycle hundreds of miles for charity

Nursery staff at the Childbase Partnership are embarking on a 767-mile sponsored cycle ride to visit each of the group’s 47 nurseries in aid of a charity set up in memory of a colleague.

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Chicken shed and pub to become nurseries from autumn

A former chicken shed in Cheshire and an Exeter pub will be converted into nurseries from next month.


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Learning and Development: Baking - Flour power

A Reggio Emilia-inspired nursery has been exploring the ingredients and processes involved in baking - and...

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All about ... UW part 2: The World

Has the slimlined Understanding the World impacted on teaching and learning? And what can we do to ensure...

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Enabling Environments: Post-walking physical skills - Run for it!

Walking and running are both challenging locomotor skills for children to master. But the right approach...

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A Unique Child: Child Development - Well and good

Research suggests that propensities to be moral, generous and helpful are 'online' surprisingly early in...

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Integrated Working: Hand in hand

New initiatives are bringing together expertise from the health service, early years sector and care in an...

 

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Adult numeracy & literacy - Skilling up

How nursery managers can address the problem of low-level adult literacy and numeracy.

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Recruitment: Part 3 - How to interview

In the third of a four-part recruitment series, Laura Henry offers guidance on taking an applicant through...

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Integrated Working: Hand in hand

New initiatives are bringing together expertise from the health service, early years sector and care...

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Training: Courses of action

The current crop of training programmes covers a broad range of topics related to health. Hannah Crown...

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  • The baby bombers

    17 July 2014

    ‘Early childhood education and care = a panacea in a world of social crises’ was a key theme of a lecture given earlier this week by Mathias Urban, professor of early childhood at the University of Roehampton....

  • Lost and found

    05 June 2014

    Nursery nurse Jennifer Jakeman, from Birmingham, wrote to Nursery World looking for a pattern for babies’ crocheted shoes, which was printed in the magazine in December 1975.