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Physical reality

The experiences of a child in early years are critical for their future, says Jan Dubiel

Let’s find a new vision

It’s time to create a new curriculum and early years system that better cater to today’s children, writes Professor Iram Siraj

EYFS guidance - Better together

The revised Development Matters has strengths and weaknesses, and continued discussion is needed, write Prof Kathy Sylva, Prof Iram Siraj and Dr Sandra Mathers

Literacy and play for all

The developmental importance of play needs to be recognised beyond the EYFS and into children’s subsequent years at school

Playing and learning

Practitioners must protect play’s central role in early years learning and development, and watch out for bad policy and practice, says early years expert Marjorie Ouvry

A school waiting room?

From the 30 hours to Bold Beginnings to a new Baseline pilot, the DfE is consistently ignoring our sector’s concerns, says Sue Cowley

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

What matters most

While the new Early Learning Goals have been met with criticism from many in the early years sector, Mark Lehain explains why he thinks they are an improvement and a step in the right direction

To the Point - Do you read me?

I often get into heated discussions with people about reading. I find that one of the reasons for the heat is that, as we get deep into the discussion, I discover that we are using the word 'read' in different ways.

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