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We need to ensure we preserve our sense of horror at the effects of poverty on the growing number of families with young children
Government funding of the early years has risen over the past few decades, but could the money have been better spent?
Assessing children against a framework intended to promote good practice doesn’t make sense – except, perhaps, to the Government
Helen Clark explains why new mental health legislation for children should be made a priority and how readers can get behind it.
The Bercow: Ten Years On report revealed some good progress, but we need to keep the momentum going to help children with SLCN, says Bob Reitemeier
The battle for the soul of Reception class practice is growing fiercer and its place in the Early Years Foundation Stage looks shaky.
The recent 20th anniversary of Sure Start, which evolved into Children’s Centres, is a reminder of what we are at risk of losing
Extra funding for nursery schools should not divide an early years sector united by inadequate pay, status and Government vision
Baseline just keeps returning despite great unpopularity with some and concern about its effects. Now what does that remind you of?
Look hard and you may be able to detect signs of softening on childcare funding rates in the latest government statements
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