Norland College is adding to its professional expertise with the appointment of Theodora Papatheodorou who has wide international experience.
Low-paid childcare workers look forward to better pay while nursery businesses brace themselves for bigger staff bills.
The newly refurbished Gallery at Cooper Dean Pavilion in Bournemouth town centre is now the headquarters of early years training organisation, Dean Park Training, which is run in association with Dean Park Day Nursery and Park School.
Statistics released today by the Department for Education (DfE) strongly suggest that the cost to nurseries and pre-schools of delivering childcare has far outpaced increases in government childcare funding.
Clarity around the rules for inspections of childminders and other providers who deliver a mixture of both early years care and out-of-hours care to school-aged children has now been provided by Ofsted.
Today the Sutton Trust launches its ambitious Mobility Manifesto, putting educational opportunity and social mobility front and centre. It contains wide-ranging policies covering everything from Open Access, to early education, fair access to university and pathways to the most sought-after jobs.
The early years sector has until 31 January to respond to the Government’s consultation on proposed changes to the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
The programmes are being co-funded by the Department for Education as part of a £5m drive to improve professional development and leadership in early years provision.
Lobby group, Pregnant Then Screwed, stated the Government’s childcare offer does not do enough to support parents with costs in the first two years.