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Information about the workplace, pay and conditions, training, qualifications and how to start and build a career in work with babies and young children.

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Staff retention: part 1 - Prioritising people

In the first of a four-part series on staff retention, regional director of Childbase Partnership Sarah Rotundo considers what it is, how to measure it and why it matters.

Latest Careers & Training In Depth

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Nursery Management: Childminding - Strength in numbers

Budget cuts that have affected almost every area of childcare and early years have fallen particularly hard on childminders. Charlotte Goddard reports on how they are bridging the...

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Nursery Management: Qualifications - Recruitment quagmire

An awarding body, training providers, colleges and nursery owners are united in their opinion that new GCSE rules designed to improve standards aren't working. Hannah Crown investigates....

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Nursery Management: Nursery World Awards - 'A little bit of everything'

Behind every excellent setting is an excellent manager. Anna Pujol-Mazzini meets up with Nursery World's Manager of the Year 2014 to find out what makes her tick and the secrets of...


Childcare & Early Years Qualifications

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Beginners please!

Level 1 Qualifications in Early Years Education and Childcare

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On the road

Level 2 Qualifications in Early Years Education and Childcare

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Moving ahead

Level 3 Qualifications in Early Years Education and Childcare

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Experience tells

Level 4 Qualfications in Early Years Education and Childcare

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Build the foundations

Level 5 Qualifications in Early Years Education and Childcare

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To a degree

Level 6 Qualifications in Early Years Education and Childcare

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Go to the top

Level 7 Qualifications in Early Years Education and Childcare