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Early years sector’s hopes, fears and dreams for the year ahead

Early years professionals, organisations and leading figures share their new year wishes



Interview - Bill Zuckerman

Founder, The London Preschool and Active Learning


Interview - Kate Cairns

An author, trainer, foster carer and a keynote speaker at the first Attachment Research Community conference....


Interview - James Tugendhat, MD Bright Horizons

Earlier this month, Bright Horizons acquired Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools.

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Editor’s view - Something to get your teeth into

While the early years sector awaits the arrival of Government goodies such as the Workforce Strategy,...


Nursery World Show 2017: It’s showtime!

Following last year’s successful event, we look ahead to what you can expect to find at the Nursery World...

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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.