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The UK's first Co-op nurseries are to be created with the Oxford Swindon and Gloucester Co-operative Society's plans to move into childcare. The fourth largest of the UK's ten regional co-operatives has appointed Carol Lines, formerly managing director of nursery chain Buffer Bear, as its childcare business manager.

Early years practitioners in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland say what the important training issues are from their perspective Barbara Quinn, training manager of the Northern Ireland Childminding Association (NICMA):

Samantha Tomlin gives some insights into the skills necessary to become a manager in the early years sector In a market that has grown so rapidly over recent years we are fortunate that there is now a wealth of opportunities for those wishing to work in - and make a career of - the early years.

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Early years practitioners in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland say what the important training issues are from their perspective Rosemary Murphy OBE, chief executive of the National Day Nurseries Association:

Unaffordable Christmas wish lists could become a thing of the past in the Republic of Ireland if the Fine Gael party succeeds in banning advertising children's toys on television until after 6pm. Last week Fine Gael consumer protection spokeswoman Deirdre...

Courses for early years practitioners working with babies and toddlers are brought together by Simon Vevers The Council for Awards in Children's Care and Education (CACHE) runs a number of units within its diploma, NVQ, certificate and other courses that can be taken separately or as part of these courses. These include:

Another year draws to a close in which the early years sector has been the scene of activity and change. Even in this run-up to Christmas we have seen CACHE's bid to run one of the sector skills councils replacing the National Training Organisations turned...

Concerns have been expressed over the Scottish Executive's proposals that half the staff in a daycare setting should be qualified, either to level 2 or level 3 - a less stringent requirement than in England, where supervisory staff are expected to have...

Philosophers have debated this question for thousands of years. The most extreme view suggests that language determines all thought. This view would mean that if you did not have a word for something, you would be unable to think about it. Three major...

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