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Sector leaders are urging the Department for Education (DfE) to delay finalising its proposed funding reforms for early years apprenticeships in favour of a more ‘joined-up’ approach.
Kids Allowed has taken over the running of the NHS workplace nursery at University Hospital South Manchester (UHSM) in Wythenshawe, following a competitive tender process.
More than four in five children have passed this year's phonics screening check at the end of Year 1.
Nursery World and Master Travel invite you on a professional study tour to two countries with a reputation for innovative early years policy and practice.
Helen Barnard Head of analysis, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which last week published its ‘We can solve...
Margaret Mason is founder and chief executive of Children 1st Day Nurseries, which now runs 20 settings...
Interview - Anthony Harper, service manager, children’s centres and childcare development, Portsmouth City Council
Anthony Harper explains Portsmouth's approach to early years services
Dr Karen Wickett, lecturer in early childhood studies at Plymouth Institute of Education, says that children's...
The Government is committed to quality and affordable childcare, says its head of early years
14 October 2015
In parts of Finland, staff working in state-funded nursery settings have been told they must use adult-sized furniture. According to one manager, working in an EYFS nursery in Helsinki, the reason...
05 November 2014
The final part of the Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden was spent in the lovely city of Stockholm.