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NDNA Workforce survey: sector reaction

Nurseries have been sharing their experiences following revelations of the 'shocking' recruitment crisis in the sector.

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Interview - Maggie Bolger

Co-founder of Maggie & Rose, which runs two family members’ clubs with nurseries in London and one in...


Alice Skelton - Sussex Baby Lab, University of Sussex

Alice Skelton from the Rainbow Project at the Sussex Baby Lab, University of Sussex, is researching how...


Interview - Stewart and Jeannie Pickering

The founding owners of kidsunlimited, who sold the business in 2008, are to open a new nursery group...

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Money problems

With funding on everyone's mind, important issues end up taking a back seat, says Michael Pettavel


Downward trend

Natalie Perera weighs up the evidence from the Education Policy Institute's latest research into the...