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Huge slump in student numbers for EYE Level 3 courses

The number of people starting childcare courses has dropped drastically since the new Early Years Educator qualification came in, trainers have said.


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Interview: Anand Shukla, chief executive of the Family and Childcare Trust

Anand Shukla is leaving in February to lead Brightside, a young people's education and mentoring charity...

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Interview: Juliet Clark

Early years leader at Robert Mellors Primary and Nursery School in Nottinghamshire.

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Interview: Fran Watson

Chair of the joint primary group of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics and The Mathematical Association...

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Three wishes for 2015

What do we want for children and families in the coming year?, asks Professor Cathy Nutbrown

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Editor's view - On course for a recruitment nightmare

After all the wrangling about the qualifications required to start or finish the new Early Years Educator...

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