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.
Children are being steered towards pleasing teachers over developing a genuine love of learning under proposed reforms to the Early Learning Goals, early years experts said yesterday.
The job title ‘early years practitioner’ will be used to show which level 2 qualifications count in ratios, Nursery World has learned.
A Labour Government would increase provider funding to £7.35 an hour for free hours, introduce a national pay scale, and move towards a graduate-led workforce.
A bill prohibiting smacking in Scotland has led to renewed calls for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
The Government has removed the disqualification by association rule for childcare practitioners in non-domestic settings and schools.
The Government has recently announced a raft of initiatives targeted at closing the disadvantage gap...
Following criticism of its obesity strategy, the Government added a second chapter earlier this year...
As part of a new series of handy guides on management issues, we look at Tax-Free Childcare and compare...
Everything you ever needed to know about the Government's flagship 30 hours policy
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.