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Debates about the effects of computers on young children should address what they are used for and how, says, John Siraj-Blatchford.

Children's achievement in the early learning goals at the end of the reception year is continuing to rise, according to an analysis of data from the Early Years Foundation Stage profile results from 2006 to 2009.

Most nurseries, childcare workers and childminders support the EYFS and want it to stay, according to reports by early years organisations who asked their members for their views on the early years framework as part of their response to the Government's consultation.

Children and nursery teachers from the foundation unit of a Nottingham primary school who won a competition to find the most innovative use for video in the classroom have got themselves a slot in a new series shown on Teachers' TV.

Young children are being taught to read dogs' body language in a bid to reduce the number who get bitten each year.

Adults should not impose their own preconceptions of what is natural or innocent on children's play, argue Sue Grieshaber and Felicity McArdle.

The early years should be re-named the Foundation Years, as part of a plan to reform education policy and target support for children from before birth to age five, according to the Labour MP who has been commissioned by David Cameron to investigate the way poverty is defined and how to tackle it.

The majority of nurseries support the EYFS and do not want to see any radical changes to the framework, a survey by the National Day Nurseries Association suggests.

Thousands of children are being wrongly diagnosed as having a special educational need, when they require better teaching or pastoral care instead, claims a report by Ofsted.

The upcoming review of the Early Years Foundation Stage needs to look carefully at worldwide studies of effective pre-school approaches, says Oli de Botton of the CfBT Education Trust.