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A research paper published earlier this year has major implications for the early years because of the challenges it makes to some of the ideas that have become 'best practice', says Julian Grenier
Schools are an important part of the Government's drive to increase provision for pre-school children - but they are struggling to provide even enough statutory places.
The latest Ofsted results for children's centres suggest that performance is poor in comparison to other types of childcare provision. Gabriella Jozwiak investigates the facts behind the figures.
A 'stocktake' of family-focused policies from the three main political parties provides some insight into where their priorities lie. Chief executive of charity 4Children Anne Longfield explains.
Creative thinking is hugely undervalued in our society - but we must learn to think beyond the status quo, says Philip Bujak, recently retired chief executive of the Montessori St Nicholas Charity.
Austerity measures are having a knock-on effect on the provision of mental health services around the UK. Gabriella Jozwiak investigates what this means for those in need of support.
With the twos programme set to expand its offering this September, Dr Julian Grenier looks at some of the problems with the scheme and suggests how the Government might tackle them.
The Government's approach is only fuelling concerns in the sector, says Pat Gordon-Smith.
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