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Kent settings lobby MPs on cut to SEND funding

Early years settings in Kent have raised concerns about cuts to the level of funding for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Interview - Jan White

Jan White has recently been awarded an honorary position of Professor of Practice by the University of...


Interview - Peter Churchley

Mr Churchley previously owned a group of 12 nurseries, which he sold to Busy Bees in 2014. He was deputy...


Interview - Leonor Stjepic

The charity’s new CEO talks about moving into the early years sector after a varied career spanning voluntary...

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Friends indeed

For young children, friendships help them to blossom in nursery and can encourage them in their later...


Working it out

The Education Policy Institute is launching a new study on the early years workforce and how it can improve...