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Sustainable citizenship early years award to launch

Nurseries can sign up for a new award scheme for sustainable citizenship that starts next month.

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Labour will scrap Reception baseline and SATs

The baseline test at age four and primary school testing would be axed under a Labour Government, Jeremy Corbyn has told teachers.

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Universities plan to drop EYT courses

More universities look to drop their early years teacher training courses for the next academic year.

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All workers now entitled to a payslip

A poll has found that 15 per cent of workers under 24 do not receive a payslip, ahead of a change to the law that means that all workers are now legally entitled to one.

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SEND funding shortfall in schools of £1.2bn, union claims

Funding for children with special educational needs has failed to keep pace with the rise in demand for provision, according to the National Education Union.


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Ofsted: best practice guide - Planning for challenge

Bristol-based setting The Nursery has won praise for its approach to planning to best challenge children and...

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Working with Parents - The young ones

How can early years settings support very young mothers and cater to their unique needs and challenges? Charlotte...

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Dialogic Reading - Let’s share

Dialogic reading, where the child is prompted to be the teller of the story, has been a success at LEYF, explains...

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Sensory Processing, Part 4: In touch

How the tactile sense develops in young children, and its purpose in relation to physical and emotional health....

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EYFS Activities: Five ways to explore… Tiny containers

Small receptacles provide a plethora of opportunities, says Julie Mountain

 

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Guide to: National minimum/living wage

HR expert Jacqui Mann sets out everything you need to know about increases to the minimum wage rates...

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Ofsted: best practice guide - Planning for challenge

Bristol-based setting The Nursery has won praise for its approach to planning to best challenge children...

Network Whispers - Assessment, business rates and kebabs

Nursery World and NDNA join forces for a behind-the-scenes column

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EYFS training: Part 4 – Birth to 18 months - Baby brain

What are the statutory training requirements for staff working in baby rooms and what relevant courses...

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