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After-school service representatives have slammed the quality of the Government’s attempt to improve wraparound and holiday provision as ‘incorrect, ill-informed and wishy-washy’.
Better-off families are set to benefit from 30 hour childcare at the expense of poorer families, warns a new analysis by think tank CentreForum.
A nursery chain which has defended a ‘general extras’ charge as necessary to subsidise government-funded places has published a new policy to help get around the problem.
Patrick Hayes, director of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA,) says that forthcoming...
Small children don’t necessarily listen to advice, but as adults we should be better at listening too,...
14 October 2015
In parts of Finland, staff working in state-funded nursery settings have been told they must use adult-sized furniture. According to one manager, working in an EYFS nursery in Helsinki, the reason...
05 November 2014
The final part of the Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden was spent in the lovely city of Stockholm.