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Proposed EYFS changes ‘not supported by evidence’

New research reveals there is little support among the sector or evidence for making extensive changes to the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.



Interview - Chris Caws, development manager, Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust has been working in West Somerset, an Opportunity Area, which is ranked lowest...


Interview - Vikki Matcham and Laura La Turner

Wise Nanny is a consultancy and training company for nannies and parents


Interview - Clare Roberts, chief executive of Kids Planet nursery group

Kids Planet is piloting an initiative in one of its nurseries to give funded-only children a free packed...

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Time to look and listen, Minister

Wendy Scott OBE, President of TACTYC, calls on the minister now in charge of early years, Nick Gibb,...


Inspired by Gussin Paley

What we can learn from the late early years teacher, researcher and author Vivian Gussin Paley