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Bolton settings tell council they may be forced to close

Close to half of early years settings in Bolton say they could become financially inviable in the next two years.



Interview - Marian Pearson

Sleep counsellor at Sleep East, a provider of sleep therapy for children with neurodisabilities and...


Interview - Elisa Guerra

Founder of Colegio Valle de Filadelfia in Metepec, Mexico


Interview - Bernadette Duffy OBE

Author and former head of the Thomas Coram Centre in Camden

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Why engaged parents are the key to closing to the attainment gap

Parenting programmes, as evidenced by the recent Social Mobility Commission report, give parents vital...


Equality for children with SEND is lacking

For young children with special educational needs and disabilities, there is a distinct Victorian feel...

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  • Is adult furniture child's play?

    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...

  • Sunshine and Skolverket in Stockholm

    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.