Staff - With feeling

  • Monday, April 1, 2019

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 she sets out her findings

Staff - Good to talk

  • Monday, March 4, 2019

Mental health in the early years has been pushed up the agenda. One nursery group is now paying for regular counselling for its staff. Meredith Jones Russell reports

Nursery Chains: Staff - Unsung heroes

  • Monday, November 12, 2018

Five ‘back office’ employees – spanning health and safety, customer services, recruitment, finance and catering – tell Annette Rawstrone what inspires them in their role

CEEDA DATA: 2017/18 annual report - Pressure and pride

  • Monday, October 1, 2018

The funding gap is huge, poorer parts of the country have less access to childcare, and practitioners are paid just 2p an hour more than cleaners. But pride in the job remains, according to Ceeda’s About Early Years annual report. Hannah...

Nursery Management: workforce: the future - On the cards

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

What does the future have in store for the early years workforce if current trends continue? Sara Bonetti, associate director of early years at the Education Policy Institute, makes some exclusive predictions

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Nursery Management: Staff - Guide them in

  • Monday, September 18, 2017

A well-structured staff induction programme goes a long way to helping retain employees and brings huge benefits to both practitioners and settings, Nicole Weinstein discovers

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