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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.


My working life…Teaching assistant

Gabriella Jozwiak discovers that the varied role of a teaching assistant can encompass everything from photocopying to exam prep and long division

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My Best course - Learning to play and stand back

A course teaching adults how to play has helped Kumba Bangura enable her nursery children to be more autonomous. By Hannah Crown


STARTING POINTS Part one – Child development: theory and practice

Part one of our new 12-part collectible series on child development looks at meeting the emotional and learning needs of the unique child. By Julia Manning-Morton


Enabling Environments: National Teaching Schools - Partner up!

Dr Julian Grenier of Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre in East London talks to Marianne Sargent about collaboration in part one of a new series on National Teaching Schools...