A new intergeneration care village to be opened by not-for-profit organisation Belong this July, will be home to a fully integrated children’s day nursery.
Inequalities in the early cognitive, social and emotional development of children have changed little between those born in the early 2000s and those born in the early 2010s, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
NDNA’s First Five Years Count campaign will highlight how valuable the early years sector is to the future of young children, as well as families, employers and the economy.
Children from ethnic minority and disadvantaged backgrounds missed out on ‘considerably more’ early years education during pandemic
Concern for the inequality gap has increased as research finds the number of children attending ECEC was lower than expected among large ethnic minority populations and deprived areas.
Research on public perceptions of early childhood finds less than a fifth of people recognise its unique importance
Nine in ten people agree the early years are important in shaping a person’s future life, but less than a fifth recognise the unique importance of the 0-5 period, according to new research by the Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood.
Childcare fees have increased by nearly half (44 per cent) for parents with children aged under two since 2010, according to new analysis by the TUC.
Charity calls for national governments to give ‘vital’ parent-infant relationship support from specialised teams
Skilled parent-infant relationship support could ease pressure on schools, mental health provisions and child protection services, according to the Parent-Infant Foundation.
British Nutrition Foundation survey reveals widespread confusion among children about healthy eating
Nearly a fifth of primary school children think that cheese counts towards your five a day, a survey by the British Nutrition Foundation has found.
July 2022 issue of EYE is out - take a look at an overview of the articles featured this month. Short for time? Watch the short video for a quick overview from the editor.
Early childhood platform Famly has launched a survey to gauge how early years professionals believe they are viewed by society and politicians.
Education resources supplier Findel has joined more than 3,000 businesses across 70 countries taking part in the global Science-Based Targets Initiative, which helps companies set targets to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.