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Early 30 hours codes for two-year-olds lead to confusion

Parents of two-year-olds are being issued with eligibility codes for 30 hours childcare several months before they will qualify for the entitlement, which nursery owners say is leading to confusion.


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Interview - Ruth Pimentel

Interim director of nurseries, Action for Children

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Interview - David Gibb

Mr Gibb will release his second album aimed at children and families, Climb That Tree, on 25 August,...

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Interview - Dr Gillian Paull

Author of ‘The Potential Value for Money of Early Education’, a new report from the Study of Early Education...

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My doubts on 30 hours

The eagerly awaited Evaluation of Early Implementation of 30 Hours Free Childcare was published in July....

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Dolly Babe or Leader?

You have probably been following the stories in the papers on Clarks*.

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