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Are we nearly there yet?

Nancy Stewart and Janet Moyles give a perspective from 40 years of TACTYC: Association for Professional Development in Early Years

Don't let assessment drive the curriculum

Getting the right balance between assessment and curriculum in the EYFS is tricky - but who said it was going to be easy? Dr Julian Grenier and Lydia Cuddy-Gibbs, head of early years at Ark, give their views

Keep it Christmas!

Don't let Christmas be a stressful experience - for the sake of practitioners and children, says Chloe Webster of Pebbles Childcare

The dangerous schoolification agenda

The Ofsted report Bold Beginnings reveals an ignorance of how children learn and marks another step towards the schoolification of Reception Year (YR), says early years consultant Tamsin Grimmer

To the Point - Let the children play

With the introduction of a new ‘tougher’ curriculum in primary schools in 2014, teachers are under increasing pressure to get their children doing more, at an earlier age, says Sue Cowley.

Let's not lose our European links

The vote to leave the European Union jarred with both my personal and professional beliefs about the importance to early years of Britain being part of Europe, writes Verity Campbell-Barr.

Editor's view - Keeping a high Profile

It is interesting to see that the arrival of the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile results has been greeted with rather more enthusiasm of late, now that the Baseline has begun for children at the start of Reception.

Natural growth

There's no point in measuring children too often or too soon, says Professor Cathy Nutbrown

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