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Sunshine and Skolverket in Stockholm

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

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Pre-school and the animal Olympics

Our time in Finland continued with a visit to pre-school services in Espoo, a city in the municipality of Helsinki.

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Hello Helsinki!

The Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden has proved to be a huge draw, with 30 travellers from all over England, Scotland, Wales and even Cuba, from nurseries, schools, pre-schools and childminding, all keen to see some of the highly rated Scandinavian services.

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4,000 miles later...

We've travelled far and seen even more on the Nursery World early years tour of China.

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Terracotta Warriors

We took a step back in time flying from Beijing to Xi'an, an ancient city that has thick, 600-year-old walls that we cycled round.

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Tiananmen Square to Baby Art

The Nursery World early years tour to China continues to provide a never-ending stream of astonishing experiences for our group of 19.

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Meeting the children - and a ride on the bullet

On Tuesday the Nursery World tour to China carried out its first professional visits.

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Fast plane to China

The Nursery World early years tour of China is under way, with Shanghai the first stopping point.

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The waiting game

Leading lights from the early years sector have been out in force at a succession of events this week - most planned on the assumption that, surely, the Government would have released its responses to the Childcare Commission and the Nutbrown Review by now. But no! And so on Wednesday evening, we...

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Not playing fair!

The euphoria occasioned by the golden performances of the Team GB Olympic athletes is starting to subside a little, hastened by news that the Government is making it easier for schools to sell off playing fields. Regulations on the amount of space required for playing fields according to pupil numbers...

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