Expert advice and commentary on early years education and childcare from the Nursery World team and columnists including Vidhya Alakeson, Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole, Nancy Stewart and James Hempsall
The new financial year is just about to start, and nurseries are hearing from local authorities about the new rates for the 15-hour funded places for three and four-year-olds.
In an essay published in 1893, educational reformer and philosopher John Dewey said we should 'cease conceiving of education as mere preparation for later life, and make it the full meaning of the present life'.
Thoughtful support from a nursery team can make a real difference to the toilet training process, says Working Mum.
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.
03 November 2014
Our time in Finland continued with a visit to pre-school services in Espoo, a city in the municipality of Helsinki.