The charity Coram Life Education has launched a free online toolkit for primary school teachers, supporting pupils’ mental health as they adjust to a new school environment post-lockdown.
While women are carrying out the bulk of home schooling and childcare under lockdown, new research highlights that men have increased their share of household chores.
Last minute revised guidance gives childminders no chance to prepare for re opening with immediate effect.
Providers gear up to meet the challenges of coming out of lockdown as Government’s ‘roadmap’ points the way for recovery.
The early years sector calls for ‘a clear plan of action’ on how it is going to be supported to re-open as lockdown eases, while schools question safety.
The Early Years Alliance has written a letter urging the Government to throw providers a life line by addressing restrictions on furloughing and other ‘fundamental’ gaps in financial support.
Historic underfunding and lack of government support during the coronavirus crisis have placed the sector on the ‘brink of collapse’, says new research published today.
Working parents who fall short of 16 hours work a week, due to coronavirus, will continue to be eligible for ‘free’ childcare.
Screen time needs to be balanced with other activities, to enable children to develop their ‘inner eye’ which is important for communication, creativity and thinking critically, suggests a new survey.