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Management In Depth


Guide to: National minimum/living wage

HR expert Jacqui Mann sets out everything you need to know about increases to the minimum wage rates which came into force this month


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 taking into account their next steps. By Hannah Crown


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 are available? Charlotte Goddard reports


Network Whispers - Assessment, business rates and kebabs

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


Managing Equality and Diversity, Part 4: Sexual Orientation - Orient express

How can settings ensure they are inclusive of LGBT+ families and members of staff, asks Gabriella Jozwiak


Staff - With feeling

A chance comment about ‘compassion fatigue’ led Angela Hodgkins, senior lecturer at the University of Worcester, to research the emotional impact of working in the early years. Here...

Books for Childcare Professionals