Early childhood education and care requires a ‘whole-system review’ according to a new report by the Nuffield Foundation.
November's issue of EYE is out - take a look at an overview of the articles featured this month. Short on time? Watch the 60 second intro video for a quick overview from the editor.
A new early years leadership qualification for Level 3 qualified and above practitioners working in private, voluntary and independent settings will be on offer from Autumn 2022.
Cosy Direct have recently published their ESG report, outlining their sustainability so far, current work and plans for the future.
Training provider Realise expects a ‘strong take up’ of early years training to continue, as the Government extends employment incentives.
Investment in outstanding early years staff announced in education secretary’s first speech to the sector
Investment in outstanding early years staff and an overhaul of teacher training are announced in education secretary Nadhim Zahawi’s first conference speech.
Early years leaders say they will oppose any attempts to relax rules on staff:child ratios, following reports of ministers planning to change them ‘to cut costs’.
The Nursery World Awards 2021 ceremony was an incredible evening celebrating the fantastic hard work of the early years sector. Nursery of the Year was awarded to Kiddlywinks and the Lifetime Achievement Award to the highly deserved Laura Henry-Allain.
A new report by the charity Action for Children warns of a growing crisis facing early years services that support families.
A sustainable development goals handbook for early years has been created as part of a drive to introduce ideas of sustainability to young children.
October's issue of EYE is out - take a look at an overview of the articles featured this month. Short on time? Watch the 60 second intro video for a quick overview from the editor.
A ‘baby shortage’ could spell economic stagnation for the UK, but increasing the availability and affordability of childcare could help to address this trend, new think-tank report suggests.
Sector organisations welcome new education secretary Nadhim Zahawi who has replaced Gavin Williamson in Boris Johnson’s reshuffle.
A Mumsnet poll found that most families continue to struggle with childcare costs, and that parents are ready for a “radical shake-up”.
A report from the charity Nesta suggests that children starting reception will need additional support, because they have missed more than a quarter of their early years education due to the pandemic.
The Welsh government will give business rates relief to nurseries and pre-schools for an additional three years, to support those in financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic.
The Government has extended its funding for targeted training to help two- to four-year-olds with language and mathematic skills, as part of its early years recovery investment.