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Children's centre staff are being trained to spot the signs of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) amid concerns that girls of nursery age are being subjected to the practice.
Nurseries can now tender for the School Direct programme, an initiative to train Early Years Teachers by giving nurseries more control over the training of their workforce.
Women’s enterprise is being curbed by childcare responsibilities, says an entrepreneurship expert, who is calling for more funded childcare for the self-employed.
Children who spend the longest amounts of time in group childcare are more likely to be hyperactive and aggressive, a new longitudinal study has found.
Network Development Officer, Childhood Bereavement Network
Forest School leaders, Acorn Childcare
YMCA Fairthorne Group runs 11 early years settings across the south of England, with 700 childcare places....
27 October 2014
The Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden has proved to be a huge draw, with 30 travellers from all over England, Scotland, Wales and even Cuba, from nurseries, schools, pre-schools and childminding, all keen to see some of the highly rated Scandinavian services.
11 September 2014
Ruth Thomson and the group on our early years tour of China reach the rural areas