Enabling children to experience joy can help support learning and reduce stress and anxiety. Linda Pound offers some insight into the steps practitioners can take to embrace this approach Photographs at Lincolnshire Montessori, Guzelian; Clovercourt, Justin Thomas; and Mains Farm, North News.
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Scottish members of Parliament are calling for a guarantee of childcare for all children up to the age of 15.
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An Edinburgh partnership is presenting a movement framework for children that focuses on elements such as balance. Mike Jess and Jan McIntyre explain.
In looking to ease the transition to nursery, settings can also find ways to engage with the children currently in their care. Alison Anderson shares her experience devising a programme with this goal in mind.
With the number of young carers on the rise, high levels of professional understanding and quality support are crucial. Annette Rawstrone reports.
Grandparents can face special challenges when supporting their grandchildren, but advice is now at hand
The development of gross motor skills manifests itself in many forms, but how can we best support children's physical learning? Early years consultant Penny Tassoni offers some expert insight
An innovative project that has reached 120 local settings is boosting the language development of two-year-olds, says Liverpool City Council's Colette Bentley.
High business rates have long been a threat to nurseries' sustainability and some practitioners believe it is time the Government changed its mindset. Karen Faux reports.
The very best continuing professional development should be nothing less than 'transformational'. Karen Faux reports on the approaches that make a difference.
Early Years Teacher status is intended to boost the sector's professional image by building on the strengths of EYPS. Annette Rawstrone reports.
6 June 2013
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