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From next year, 'more than a hundred' nurseries in Wales will be exempt from paying business rates.
Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman has hit back at critics of the inspectorate’s ‘Bold Beginnings’ report.
A new DfE-funded online directory for early years training and qualifications has gone live.
During Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) this week, Theresa May said nursery owners had told her that some local authorities are operating the 30 hours 'system' well, while others are not.
Early Years settings, practitioners and schools are invited to enter this year’s Shine a Light Awards, which celebrate the achievements of those who support children’s speech, language and communication.
The Department for Education has changed the wording on the Childcare Choices website after a complaint was made to the advertising watchdog that its marketing of the 30 hours was 'misleading'.
Nurseries, pre-schools and childminders are being invited to give their views on 30-hour childcare, three months after its national roll-out.
New statistics show that the number of students starting Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) is continuing to fall with just 595 new entrants in 2017-18.
A breakdown of the EYFS Profile results for 2016/17 reveals that children eligible for free school meals continue to lag behind their peers at the end of the Reception year.
A new report suggests that increases to minimum wage and national living wage rates will see childcare businesses failing and larger firms taking over.
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