Legislation and regulation of the nursery, childcare & early years education sector, including Nursery World's tracker of current consultations and legislation in progress as well as policy guides to the most important laws affecting the sector.
Ofsted’s decision to introduce separate EYFS judgements in school inspections has received overwhelming support.
The number of two-year-olds taking up free childcare places will have to increase by 55 per cent for the Government to meet its September target, a DfE senior official has said.
The charity is calling for a duty on institutions, such as hospitals and children’s homes, to report abuse.
Early years provision in schools will be graded separately from September, Ofsted has confirmed.
The proportion of nurseries and childminders awarded a grade of outstanding or good by Ofsted has increased slightly, but so has the percentage deemed inadequate.
A guide to the 241-page Children and Families Act, which became law on 13 March 2014.
The main points summarised by Mary Evans
Jacqui Mann advises that it could be time to review your disciplinary procedures in light of changes...
What you need to know about the new inspection framework for early years
What you need to know about employing migrant workers, by Jacqui Mann
The what, when and how guide to the Government's childcare reform proposals
Jacqui Mann outlines changes to the law when it comes to staff retirement