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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

Editor's View


Editor’s view - Elbow grease needed

It’s good to hear that Caroline Dinenage, the new minister for early years, is ready to ‘listen and roll up my sleeves’ in her new role.

Professor Cathy Nutbrown


A deep interest

Seeing things with the fascination children see them is an important lesson for all of us, says Cathy Nutbrown.

Working Mum


Working Mum - Switch it off!

The nursery claims that the use of its television is education, but Working Mum suspects the setting has come to depend on it

Annabel Karmel


Interview - Annabel Karmel, food expert

Ms Karmel has been recruited to create bespoke menus for Fennies Day Nurseries, and will be answering Nursery World readers’ questions in a new online column from 18 January.

Latest From The Blog

  • Is adult furniture child's play?

    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...

  • Sunshine and Skolverket in Stockholm

    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.