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We’re hearing more and more about the role grandparents are playing in children’s lives, but many are also full-time carers for their children, says Lucy Peake
Relaxing ratios isn't the answer to cheaper childcare, says Liz Bayram.
Sam Gyimah is the first minister in the Department for Education with responsibility for mental health. Here he sets out the Government's priorities
Parents need support right from the start, argues Javed Khan
The Troubled Families programme needs to work with early years practitioners and organisations, says Maureen Longley of Interface Enterprises
Last week, the Resolution Foundation hosted an event in partnership with the Family and Childcare Trust reflecting on what we have all learned in the decade since the 2004 childcare strategy about the best way forward.
Director of PBD training and nursery owner Ross Midgley critiques the Department for Education's (DfE) survey for parents on ratios and the qualifications of practitioners.
Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole outlines some of the implications for settings of the Government's 'gay marriage' plans in the first of her new column on inclusive practice.
Government adviser Louise Casey says the chaotic histories of thousands of "troubled families" need to be addressed to help them turn their lives around. Sally Goddard Blythe gives her view
A children's author serving on an official commission on childcare noticed that many subcommittees were busily making recommendations around a central problem: 'It was generally agreed that the country was full of the wrong sort of people. There were strong opinions about what constituted a desirable citizenry and what should be done to children to procure one for the future.'
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