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Early Years Teacher courses are being scrapped across the country, while some new EYTs are going straight onto qualified teacher courses, a Nursery World investigation has found.
The pilot of 30-hour childcare is in jeopardy after nursery owners and childminders in a key local authority area united against taking part in the trial.
A Liverpool nursery investigated for assault charges has ceased trading, just five days after Merseyside Police announced that no further action would be taken.
The Department for Education has asked schools to submit the results from the pilots of the Key Stage 1 spelling test - even though it has been scrapped. Meanwhile, parents are holding...
Eunice Lumsden, head of Early Years at University of Northampton, argues that professionalising the workforce...
Raising the status of the early years workforce is something that Nursery World has campaigned for over...
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.