Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Ofsted's new inspection system, based on no-notice visits, is dividing the childcare sector. Karen Faux investigates When BBC One's programme Nurseries Undercover: The Real Story filmed children being pulled around by the arm and called 'minger' and 'imbecile', it ignited widespread fear and paranoia about the state of the nation's nurseries. Even for those who took a more measured view, this was a worrying indictment of nursery regulation in the UK.
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