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Ofsted brings 'requires improvement' inspections in-house

Ofsted’s own in-house inspectors will take on responsibility for re-inspecting 'requires improvement 'nurseries in place of outside contractors Prospects and Tribal, Nursery World can exclusively reveal....


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Interview - Sally Arscott, director of YMCA Fairthorne Group

YMCA Fairthorne Group runs 11 early years settings across the south of England, with 700 childcare places....

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Dr Travis Wright, assistant professor of early childhood education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr Wright, a teacher and therapist, has just launched the BASES project, a school and community-based...

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Interview - Ruth Gaunt, reader in social psychology at the University of Lincoln's School of Psychology

Dr Gaunt has led a two-year study, funded by a European Union research grant, to explore how fathers'...

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Helping to improve early years provision

Nick Hudson, Ofsted early years director, explains priorities for quality improvement in the coming months...

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Editor's view - The importance of taking the long view

It is amazing to think that the Effective Provision of Pre-School Education project began in 1997, and...

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