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EPPE/EPPSE PROJECT on early education - Why investment pays off

The EPPE/EPPSE Project has released new findings. Kathy Sylva, Brenda Taggart, Edward Melhuish, Pam Sammons and Iram Siraj explain.



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....


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...


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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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...


A strategic approach

Now that the Union has remained intact, politicians will soon be heading to their respective party conferences....

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