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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.


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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.

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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.

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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

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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.