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The play-based Foundation Phase for three- to seven-year-olds in Wales is improving children's educational achievement, well-being and involvement, according to a three-year evaluation.
Early years professionals want less structured learning for children and more opportunities for play, finds a sector-wide survey.
A new book looks at the ways we teach children and how we assess their progress - and sets out a vision for improving our methods. One of the book's editors, Dominic Wyse, explains.
Teachers have voted in favour of a boycott of the controversial baseline tests for four-year- olds.
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
Counting with children as you put their socks on and talking about the sounds you hear on a trip to the park are just two tips from a new guide to help parents support their children's learning.
Early years organsiations and teaching unions have joined forces to protest against the introduction of the baseline assessment.
How children and practitioners’ use of iPads fits with traditional Montessori practice will be debated at a national conference later this month.
New EYFS guidance designed specifically for parents has been launched by children’s minister Sam Gyimah.
Ministers want schools to set up book clubs and arrange library membership for all seven- and eight-year-olds to help boost children’s reading skills.
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