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The number of children living in poverty has risen by 500,000 in the last five years to 4.1 million, finds new research.
Nurseries should help parents and carers make their homes safer to prevent injuries in under-fives, recommends a new national accident prevention strategy.
Close to 4 million children are in households that can’t afford enough fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods to meet Government nutritional guidelines.
New research warns that attempts to ensure all children are 'school ready' is being undermined by targeted support, which alienates disadvantaged families.
The country singer's early years book gifting programme is celebrating ten years since launching in the UK.
A new campaign has been launched to save childcare vouchers, with new analysis showing the majority of parents would be better off using vouchers than Tax-Free Childcare.
The government spending watchdog warns universal credit is pushing claimants into rent arrears, and urges ministers to fix the system before rolling it out nationally.
Professor Edward Melhuish has suggested that good parenting behaviours could be demonstrated by Eastenders characters to teach families how to parent well.
An app to help parents support their children’s learning has been found to have a positive impact on children’s development, skills and abilities.
The latest DfE figures on 30-hour codes for the summer term show 50,000 parents who have been issued a code have not had it validated, suggesting an increasing struggle to find a childcare place.
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