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Early days in the early years hot seat

In his first interview since taking up the role of childcare and education minister, Sam Gyimah talks to Catherine Gaunt about some of the big issues affecting the sector right now.



Dr Travis Wright, assistant professor of early childhood education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr Wright, a teacher and therapist, has just launched the BASES project, a school and community-based...


Interview - Ruth Gaunt, reader in social psychology at the University of Lincoln's School of Psychology

Dr Gaunt has led a two-year study, funded by a European Union research grant, to explore how fathers'...


Steven White, Project co-ordinator at Dunblane Nature Kindergarten, Bertram Nursery Group

Mr White is travelling to the Hval Gard Barnahage nursery near Oslo this month.

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Baby rooms: it's people, not structures, that matter most

Staff in baby rooms deserve our support to provide the best for young children, say Dr Kathy Goouch and...


Editor's view - Agencies start with a whimper

The new school year is starting with a whole raft of new initiatives.

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