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Expert advice and commentary on early years education and childcare from the Nursery World team and columnists including Professor Cathy Nutbrown, Sue Cowley, and Working Mum with her take on what parents really think about childcare

Professor Cathy Nutbrown


Looking back and forward

A new year is traditionally a time for looking back at the past and anticipating the future. Some resolutions to do things differently, to let go of bad habits and begin new things.

Sue Cowley


A time to reflect

Reflection is one of the best ways to develop your early years setting – considering what has been done up to this point, and what needs to be done next.

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    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...

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    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.