Big Issue: 30-HOURS FREE CHILDCARE
From September 2017, working parents of three- and four-year-olds will be eligible for 30 hours of free childcare. Follow the progress of the Government's flagship policy as it develops.
What do childcare providers need to know when it comes to helping parents with the 30-hours computer application system? Hannah Crown tries to plug the gaps
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has reiterated its pledge to introduce the 30 hours for all three- and four-year-olds and vulnerable two-year-olds.
Childminders will lose an average of £410.40 per child a year under the 30 hours due to a shortfall in funding, a survey has revealed.
A nursery owner has presented a petition to his local MP Nadhim Zahawi, calling for the Government to rethink funding plans for 30 hours childcare.
The Department for Education has published operational guidance for 30-hour childcare.
The Government should scrap the 30 hours and expand the free entitlement for the ‘worst-off’, a new report recommends.
The National Day Nurseries Association is calling on the Government to rethink its flagship 30-hours policy after a fifth of respondents to its annual survey said...
A new project to support childminders considering offering the 30 hours free entitlement is to launch with DfE funding.
The early years sector is cautiously welcoming an extra £50 million cash injection for expanding nursery capacity and offering 30-hour places.
The number of parents taking up the 30 hours under the early roll-out programme has exceeded Government expectation.
Michael Pettavel, whose nursery school is in one of the areas piloting the 30 hours, wonders who the funded hours are really for