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DfE unable to clarify contradictory GCSE rules for apprentices

The DfE has been unable to say why it published the early years employers apprenticeship standard and...

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Free entitlement should be linked to quality of early years settings

A think tank is calling for early education funding to be given only to providers who can show they are...

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Spotlight on ... Jude Lennon

Name: Jude Lennon

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Ireland Reforms - Progress is slow for Ireland's childcare sector

More than a year since a television programme revealed below-standards of care and mistreatment at some...

Students' Zone

Information and study material for early years and childcare students.

Early years & childcare students' zone


EYFS Training

How to train the nursery team on all aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Management Guide: EYFS Training


Careers & Training In Depth

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Play therapy - Teaching parents how to play

Filial therapy - child-centred play led by a parent at home - is soon to get its own 'hub' at one UK...

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Recruitment: Part 4 - Picking the right candidate

In the final part of her series, early years expert Laura Henry looks at how to conclude the recruitment...

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My best course - Looking after your well-being

Jodie Shafi learned how to overcome anxiety after enrolling on one of her employer's nursery staff training...

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HR Update - Staff time means money

The increase to the national minimum wage could catch some nurseries out once all working time is included,...

 

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