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Changing the game

What do we know about the science behind learning through play in early childhood development? And how can we use it to move the field forward for all our children, asks Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff, the 2019 LEGO Prize winner

Making space for play

Professor Cathy Nutbrown shows why, in the words of Comenius and Confucius, 'it is better to play than do nothing'.

'Can't' rather than 'can do'?

Early Learning Consultancy's Helen Moylett and Nancy Stewart argue why children have been set up to fail by the new Early Learning Goals

Roots and shoots

As summer comes to an end, gardeners start preparing for winter: tidying fallen leaves, planting bulbs for the spring, and protecting some more delicate plants from anticipated frosts.

Kicking it out

Jane Lane asks what lessons should be learned from the recent incidents of racism from football supporters

A vision for post-2015

Dame Tessa Jowell calls for renewed efforts on international commitments to early childhood development

Look to our past, not Europe

We should remember past mistakes in early years policy when trying to move forward or our youngest children will be in inappropriate environments, say Karen Wickett and Dr Verity Campbell Barr, lecturers in Early Childhood Studies at Plymouth University

Not a different species

Just like adults, children’s personal preoccupations and troubles, no matter how trivial they seem to us, can get the better of them

Editor’s view - Keep it in mind

Emotions have been running high for children, parents and teachers in the past few weeks of SATs, with tales of impossible questions, leaked papers, and playground tears.

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