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Follow the roll-out of early education places for two-year-olds, (from 20 February 2012).
Follow the progress of the Government's plan (from January 2011).
A recent report in the education press claimed 'yet another year of improvement across the board' following the Government's release of the EYFS results for last year. What was not mentioned was the fundamental change to the 'expected standard' for five year olds in mathematics with the new EYFS which became statutory in September.
Managing substantial budgets and ensuring that children's services are delivered to the highest standard within a local authority are part of this highly responsible role. Anne Hayes outlines the career path to this position
Staff need to be able to demonstrate their understanding of child development in practice during inspections, says Laura Henry.
It has been estimated that 65 per cent of the two-year-olds accessing their free entitlement in the future will represent new business.
EYP Sarah Fillingham describes how her determination to give renewed impetus to a local network is gaining fruition
Our candidates are embarking on their learning journeys and I wanted to give you a flavour of what they are currently experiencing in the first month of the EYPS. All candidates have attended an induction event and have become members of the University community. This induction covered what their relevant pathway entails, how the assessment is structured, information on mentor requirements and safeguarding plus a University familiarisation session.
Over the past ten years, there have been many changes in employment law relating to working parents, and in April 2011 additional paternity leave and pay was introduced. Jacqui Mann reports that HR4 Nurseries has not seen a huge increase in requests for additional paternity leave, but says it is important that employers understand the key areas
As new students embark on a refreshed EYPS programme, Mary Evans finds out why the status is built to last
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