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Nursery Management: Skills: Exclusive - Go ahead for Level 3

Four years after the first employer ‘trailblazer’ group was formed, the new Level 3 apprenticeship standard has finally been approved. Charlotte Goddard reports

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Unpicking Ofsted Reports, Part 2: Performance Management Systems - A poor performance

In the second part of this series, Pennie Akehurst, former head of the Early Years and Childcare Service at Derbyshire County Council, finds some settings fall short on performance...


Childcare Counsel - employment tribunals and theft

Our resident legal agony aunt, Caroline Robins, principal associate at Eversheds, answers your latest questions


Workforce Strategy, Part 8: CPD - More for less?

As financial constraints increasingly put CPD at risk, does the Workforce Strategy have any solutions, asks Charlotte Goddard