Legislation and regulation of the nursery, childcare & early years education sector, including Nursery World's tracker of current consultations and legislation in progress as well as policy guides to the most important laws affecting the sector.
Major changes to guidance on local and national safeguarding arrangements went out to consultation yesterday.
The lives of one million children with chronic medical conditions are being put in jeopardy because schools don’t know what to do in an emergency, warns a body of child health organisations.
The Scottish Government has committed to banning smacking in law.
Childminders may be able to operate outside ratios if they are providing wraparound care for children taking up the 30 hours in England.
The Department for Education (DfE) is seeking views on proposed subject content for reformed Functional Skills qualifications in English and mathematics.
The act enshrines in law a series of changes to the social work profession. Some controversial clauses...
At just eight clauses long, the Childcare Act is the law which brings the 30 hours into force.
A guide to the 241-page Children and Families Act, which became law on 13 March 2014.
The main points summarised by Mary Evans
Jacqui Mann advises that it could be time to review your disciplinary procedures in light of changes...
What you need to know about employing migrant workers, by Jacqui Mann
The what, when and how guide to the Government's childcare reform proposals