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The sector has called into question the effectiveness of Ofsted’s inspection regime following a TV report revealing safeguarding and health and safety failings at a nursery rated Good.
A new study suggests the amount of time mothers spend with their children has a ‘noticeable influence’ on their early development.
The Government is being pressured to do more to protect children and teaching staff from exposure to asbestos in schools.
A petition to extend maternity leave for mothers of the around 60,000 babies born prematurely in the UK each year, has been signed by more than 120,000 people and could lead to a change...
Earlier this month, Bright Horizons acquired Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools.
The shadow early years minister and MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, talks about Labour’s plans
A parent and volunteer with the Fair Funding for our Kids (FFFOK) campaign
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.