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  • Workforce Strategy, Part 1: Level 2 - Making a start

    In a new series on the workforce strategy, Charlotte Goddard looks at plans to revise entry level early years qualifications

  • Management - Time out

    Summer is the time to get your house in order, says Chris Roblett, director of childcare and operations at Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries and Nursery World’s Operations Manager of the Year 2016

  • Enabling Environments: Creativity - Open secret

    A nursery in Wiltshire used a local garden in an old churchyard, and a visual artist, to put together a Making Memories project. Annette Rawstrone explains

  • A Unique Child: Inclusion - Identity crisis?

    Moving from country to country can be glamorous and exciting, but life is not always easy for the children involved. Ruth Beattie finds out how early years professionals can help smooth the way

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Parents offered compensation over troubled Tax-Free Childcare

Thousands of parents who have missed out on Tax-Free Childcare due to technical problems with the Childcare Service website may be able to claim compensation from the Government.

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Just Childcare on track with expansion plans

The North-West nursery group has bought a 97-place nursery in Atherton, Greater Manchester.

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Nurseries plan to restrict 30 hour places and charge parents

Many nurseries that plan to offer 30 hour childcare from next month can only do so by limiting places, raising concerns that thousands of working parents could miss out.

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Kids Planet buys nursery number 20

The North West nursery group has bought an 80-place nursery in Cheshire.

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100th nursery gains paediatric first aid award

Townhouse Private Day Nursery in Stoke-on-Trent has become the 100th setting to achieve Millie’s Mark, less than a year after its launch.


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A Unique Child: Inclusion - Identity crisis?

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Enabling Environments: Creativity - Open secret

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Positive Relationships: Parenting programmes - Home truths

An early intervention programme called Parents as First Teachers is improving parent-child interactions, the...

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Learning & Development: Music - Natural rhythm

How one setting is supporting children’s innate musicality and communication development with the help of...

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Learning & Development: Movement Play - Kick start

In an extract from her new book, Tania Swift explores the importance of physical development to learning and...

 

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Workforce Strategy, Part 1: Level 2 - Making a start

In a new series on the workforce strategy, Charlotte Goddard looks at plans to revise entry level early...

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Childcare Counsel

Our resident employment lawyer, Caroline Robins, senior associate solicitor at Eversheds Sutherland,...

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Management - Time out

Summer is the time to get your house in order, says Chris Roblett, director of childcare and operations...

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30 Hours, Part 9: Tower Hamlets - Reaching out

Tower Hamlets, which has extremely high levels of deprivation, has one of the highest Government hourly...

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  • Is adult furniture child's play?

    14 October 2015

    In parts of Finland, staff working in state-funded nursery settings have been told they must use adult-sized furniture. According to one manager, working in an EYFS nursery in Helsinki, the reason...

  • Sunshine and Skolverket in Stockholm

    05 November 2014

    The final part of the Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden was spent in the lovely city of Stockholm.