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All in all...gay marriage proposals

Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole outlines some of the implications for settings of the Government's 'gay marriage' plans in the first of her new column on inclusive practice.

To the Point - Squashing them in

Policymakers may need reminding that actions speak louder than words. The focus of the foundation years is on child development, proclaimed the Government in its document, 'Supporting Families in the Foundation Years'.

To the point - What really counts

The Olympics and Paralympics brought cheer to millions, and I thoroughly enjoyed watching the pageantry of the opening ceremony and much of the sporting drama. But what are our priorities? Would we rather pay for entertainment, or support the life chances of several million children by improving the essential skills of communication and language?

To the point - No easy way to quality

Quality in childcare matters. High-quality provision imp- roves child development, school readiness and longer-term outcomes for children, from earning potential to life expectancy. Low-quality childcare can minimise the benefits, or even result in long-lasting negative effects, on development.

Nursery Equipment: Editor's view

Do you fully understand the benefits of outdoor play? Do you know the full range of experiences that you should offer young children outdoors? I thought I did until talking to a nursery owner who champions outdoor play.

Nursery Equipment: Editor's view

The Early Years Foundation Stage was intended to represent continuity in early years practice, sharing, as it does, the same principles as its predecessors, the Foundation Stage and Birth to Three Matters framework.

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