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Clegg defends funding record but calls for councils to pass on more

Councils should pass more free entitlement funding on to childcare providers, Nick Clegg said today....

NDNA to hold Ofsted briefing events

The National Day Nurseries Association is holding a series of free events during the year with Ofsted....

Ofsted set for radical overhaul to unite education inspections

Early years settings, schools and colleges will be inspected under a new common inspection framework...

Government 'underestimated sixfold' families missing childcare support

Over three hundred thousand of the UK’s poorest families will miss out on help paying childcare costs...

Revised EYFS: a guide to the changes

The Department for Education has released the new version of the Early Years Foundation Stage, which...

Protestors challenge schools minister over inclusion in children and families bill

The Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) is lobbying schools minister Lord Nash to change the wording...

Policy guide: Draft SEN Code of Practice

Jane Friswell, interim CEO of Nasen, outlines how the new document will change the way that SEN needs...

Petition: Finding a workable and affordable solution for Independent Self Employed Midwives

Independent Self Employed Midwives are petitioning the Government to overturn an EU directive (2011/24/EU)...

Inquiry: Sure Start Children's Centres

The Education Committee is conducting an inquiry into Sure Start Children's Centres examining the core...

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

Coming up to its report stage and third reading


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