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'Thousands of children' in Scotland unable to take up their free place

Parents in Scotland have delivered a survey to the First Minister claiming that thousands of children are missing out on their free nursery place.



Interview: Lani Crane, Specialist in health and nutrition and international programmes at Save the Children USA

Save the Children recently published its annual State of the World's Mothers' Index, which ranks 179...


Interview - Professor Adam Ockelford

Director of the Applied Music Research Centre at University of Roehampton


Interview - Cary Rankin, Managing director, England, Bertram Nursery Group

Cary Rankin has been appointed the new managing director for England at Bertram Nursery Group, where...

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Love is no longer all you need

Dr Peter Elfer says that developing the deep level knowledge and self-assurance to manage the complexity...


Time to review employment restrictions

Chrissy Meleady of Early Years Equality calls for nursery employers to stop putting unreasonable restrictions...

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