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Baby rooms - Still room for improvement?

Good practice begins with babies, but nurseries have historically focused more on older children. Three years on from the Baby Room Project, Hannah Crown asks if anything has changed.



Interview: Adam Butler, Policy and research officer, Family and Childcare Trust

Adam Butler has co-authored a new report, 'Access Denied: a report on childcare sufficiency and market...


Steps for change

Professor Iram Siraj says that Scotland should be proud of the ambition it has for children's early years....


Interview: Sarah Pearson, Interim director of the New Schools Network

The Government wants to create 270,000 extra places in 500 free schools by 2020. Last Friday (29 May)...

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Primed for learning

The prime and specific areas must be woven together from the beginning, says Nancy Stewart, principal...


First and foremost - children birth to three

It's the time of year when Nursery World publishes an issue with a special focus, devoted to one aspect...

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