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Children’s centres in poor areas help disadvantaged families to develop parenting skills, improve mothers’ mental health and children's learning at home, research shows.
A new programme in Oxfordshire is empowering early years practitioners to lead best practice across the county.
Children’s centres must continue to offer services to all families despite funding pressures, a leading voluntary sector provider argues.
More than two-thirds of children’s centres have had their budgets cut this financial year and 130 are at risk of closure, new research shows.
A new think tank report calls for parents to be denied child benefit if they fail to take advantage of the free hours and enrol their children in early years settings.
While more children are attending early years and childcare settings in Scotland, the number of services has decreased overall.
A new report recommends early years settings provide parents with guidance on the type of apps that support children’s learning.
A two-year project that aims to improve the quality, availability and flexibility of childcare has been extended for an extra year.
Barnardo’s is to take over the running of 14 children’s centres in the London borough of Brent.
A petition against the proposed closure of four children’s centres in Hounslow has received the support of hundreds of parents.
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