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  • Positive Relationships: Men in Childcare - Man enough?

    Why is it important to get more men as practitioners in the early years? What can we learn from other countries? Jo Warin shares her research on practices and attitudes around the world

  • EYFS Activities: Let's explore… robots

    Robots play a part in many aspects of our lives and are a fun learning topic, explains Marianne Sargent

  • Leadership: Part 2 - In my experience

    Having discussed expectations of early years leaders in the previous instalment, Verity Campbell-Barr and Caroline Leeson consider the bearing of experience on knowledge

  • Brexit - No going back

    The legislative disentanglement involved in the Brexit vote will keep lawmakers busy for years to come. Its implications for the early years sector are set out here by Phil Richardson, head of employment...

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Family nurseries sold to Children 1st

Children 1st has added two nurseries to its collection after expanding in Staffordshire.

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Ofsted unveils new safeguarding requirements

Early years settings will need a safeguarding lead practitioner on the premises whenever they are open, Ofsted has said.

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Bright Horizons for Essex nursery acquisition

Bright Horizons has added another nursery to its portfolio - marking the latest instalment in a very lively year for sector acquisitions.

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Much still to clarify on funding plan

First reactions to the consultation for the proposed Early Years National Funding Formula highlight the fact that a number of unanswered questions remain.

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NDNA predicts impact of funding shake-up

The potential winners and losers in the Government's national funding formula shake-up are detailed in new data analysis by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), provided exclusively to Nursery...


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EYFS Activities: Birth to two… Treasure basket play

Assemble a selection of natural materials for engagement and learning, says Penny Tassoni

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A Unique Child: Music - In the mood

‘Mood music’ offers a playful and contained way to begin to give shape and expression to what may be difficult...

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Positive Relationships: Men in Childcare - Man enough?

Why is it important to get more men as practitioners in the early years? What can we learn from other countries?...

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EYFS Activities: Let's explore… robots

Robots play a part in many aspects of our lives and are a fun learning topic, explains Marianne Sargent

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Working Mum - Come clean!

After witnessing uncleanliness in a nursery toilet, Working Mum wonders why staff can’t keep a closer eye...

 

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Brexit - No going back

The legislative disentanglement involved in the Brexit vote will keep lawmakers busy for years to come....

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Leadership: Part 2 - In my experience

Having discussed expectations of early years leaders in the previous instalment, Verity Campbell-Barr...

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Costs part 3: Business Rates - It's complicated

The Government’s plans for business rate relief for small companies garnered headlines, but with them...

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Capital Funding - Making room for 30 hours

Thinking of extending for the 30 hours? Shannon Hawthorne, press and public affairs director at Pre-school...

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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.