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.
The early years sector has been praised for the level of good and outstanding Ofsted grades achieved, but latest inspections are running at a lower level
Inspection reports are going to be ‘punchier’ from January, Ofsted’s early years chief has said.
Children are at risk of sex abuse because of failures by councils and other agencies to get a grip on the problem, a damning new report has found.
Childcare settings in Ireland will be subject to education-focused inspections from next year.
A new online tracking tool called Watchsted provides a snapshot of the latest early years inspections across the country.
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