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Third shadow education secretary appointed

Angela Rayner today became the third shadow education secretary to have held the post this week.


GCSE requirements to be reviewed

Sam Gyimah this morning promised a review of the GCSE requirements at Level 3.


Rise in number of two-year-olds in funded early years education

New figures show that more than two-thirds of disadvantaged two-year-olds eligible for free early education are now accessing it.


Tim Peake reveals space seeds used in children's 'rocket science' experiment

A YouTube video of astronaut Tim Peake has revealed which salad rocket seeds planted by UK children actually went into space as part of the national Rocket Science experiment – the seeds in the blue packet....


New shadow education chief resigns

Pat Glass has resigned from her ‘dream job’ as shadow education secretary, little more than 48 hours after she was appointed.


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EYFS Activities: Let's explore... the zoo

Plan your zoo visit to ensure the children get the most out of it, says Marianne Sargent


Enabling Environments: Outdoors - Out of the woods

Developing a challenging outdoor environment that is as exciting as a forest doesn’t need to cost the earth,...


Home learning - A parent's guide to self-regulation

Key facts about self-regulation and how to help your child develop it. By Penny Tassoni


Learning & Development: Early Education - Over time

To mark Nursery World and Early Education’s tenth decades, Beatrice Merrick looks at campaigning on nursery...


Learning & Development Mathematics: Part 6 - Full marks

In the final part of this series, Judith Dancer takes a look at supporting the maths development of four-...


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My Best course - Outspoken

A course in multi-agency working gave manager Mary Buchanan-Brown confidence in articulating children’s...


Sustainability: Part 6 - For granted

How can you secure finance for sustainability projects? Kids Love Nature’s Sarah Emerson and Liverpool...


Multi-Agency Working: Part 6 - Multi-tasking

In the final part of this series, Hannah Crown looks at what exactly training for multi-agency working...


Enabling Environments: Transitions - First class?

Mock graduation ceremonies celebrating children’s transition from nursery to school may not be to everyone’s...

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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.