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The National Audit Office has officially launched an investigation into Learndirect and the DfE’s decision to continue to fund the training provider after it was rated 'inadequate'.

Action for Children and the British Dietetics Association (BDA) are continuing some aspects of the Children’s Food Trust work, which closed last week.

Extra free childcare hours – music to the ears of parents up and down the country, but recruitment challenges mean the delivery might not be so straightforward, warns Ms Gray.

A big drop in the number of learners qualifying with a Level 3 between 2014 and 2016 has put a ‘significant strain on early years settings’, according to awarding bodies and training providers.

The Skills Plan marks a huge reform of vocational education. What is it, and why does it matter for the early years? Hannah Crown reports

What the ‘20 per cent off-the-job training’ rule means exactly, and how it can be delivered, have been causing headaches for employers and training companies alike. Ross Midgley has some answers

Nursery group Bertram has been awarded the Investors in Young People gold accreditation across all its nurseries in England and Scotland.

Embedding training in practice is crucial, write Anne Oldfield and Sarah Emerson, and assessment can be a useful way to promote this

The newly-appointed Early Years Trailblazer group has launched a three-week consultation on the development of the EYE Level 3 apprenticeship standard.

Two decades of ‘relentless’ policy changes, lack of investment and low pay have led to early years teachers feeling devalued and ready to leave their profession.