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Childminders have performed better than nurseries in initial results from the first two months of the new inspections framework.

Feedback from the new inspections is heartening, writes Gill Jones

The Government wants parents to be able to work, or work longer hours should they want to, by making more childcare available during the week and in the school holidays.

Teachers are being ‘ground down’ by 'unmanageable workloads', preventing them from concentrating on tasks that benefit pupils, a survey of teachers says.

Children’s centre inspections have been put on hold pending the Department for Education’s consultation into children’s centres, due to take place before the end of the year.

Ofsted’s national lead for early years has agreed to follow-up on concerns that ‘requires improvement’ childminders, unlike nurseries, could wait years to be re-inspected.

Inspection days are stressful for practitioners, but they can be a worry for parents too - since they have a part to play, and poor results can themselves affect quality, says Working Mum

As the Government faced a revolt in the House of Lords with peers voting to delay cuts to tax credits, a new analysis shows nursery nurses would be among those in jobs hardest hit from next April.

What does the new Ofsted framework mean for settings' approach to food. Annette Rawstrone reports

Cash-strapped nurseries are facing a new financial struggle after it has emerged that many are losing thousands meeting sick pay costs.