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More local authorities have confirmed details of the funding for the 30-hour childcare pilots, with the early education entitlement and the extra childcare paid at different rates.
The £2bn a year free early years entitlement scheme has done little to boost education outcomes – because most children taking up the provision were already receiving childcare, a study...
Nursery children who have found emergency accommodation at Twickenham Stadium were lucky enough to meet the new chairman of World Rugby, Bill Beaumont.
Students at West Kent College enjoyed taking part in a competition to create a speech, language and communication resource for two-year-olds.
Patrick Hayes, director of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA,) says that forthcoming...
Small children don’t necessarily listen to advice, but as adults we should be better at listening too,...
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.