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Creative Learning - Allowing individuals to flourish

Creative thinking is hugely undervalued in our society - but we must learn to think beyond the status quo, says Philip Bujak, recently retired chief executive of the Montessori St Nicholas Charity.



Steven White, Project co-ordinator at Dunblane Nature Kindergarten, Bertram Nursery Group

Mr White is travelling to the Hval Gard Barnahage nursery near Oslo this month.


Leigh-Anne Stradeski, chief executive of the UK's national children's museum Eureka!

Ms Stradeski this week received an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University.


Professor Terence Stephenson

Nuffield Professor of Child Health at University College London and chair of the UK Academy of Medical...

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Making sure young children develop and are safe

Ofsted Early Years Director Nick Hudson explains the reasons for the latest moves on inspection


Editor's view - Rethinking the balance

This month's Working Mum column gives a real insight into the continuing problems that parents face...

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  • The baby bombers

    17 July 2014

    ‘Early childhood education and care = a panacea in a world of social crises’ was a key theme of a lecture given earlier this week by Mathias Urban, professor of early childhood at the University of Roehampton....

  • Lost and found

    05 June 2014

    Nursery nurse Jennifer Jakeman, from Birmingham, wrote to Nursery World looking for a pattern for babies’ crocheted shoes, which was printed in the magazine in December 1975.