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SEED: qualifications and CPD highlighted in quality report

We summarise the latest findings from the Government-funded Study of Early Education and Development (SEED).



Dr Thomas Burgoine - Research associate

UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) and MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge...


Interview - Graham Whitham

National Day Nurseries Association’s new head of policy and external affairs


Interview - Teresa Watkins

Creator and executive producer of Channel 4 seriesThe Secret Life of… has co-authored a new book based...

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Keep it Christmas!

Don't let Christmas be a stressful experience - for the sake of practitioners and children, says Chloe...


Editor’s view - The policy gap

In these weeks running up to Christmas, the problems of inequality, disadvantage and lack of social mobility...