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ASQ-3 (TM) and reviews for children aged 2 – 2 1/2

  From 2015, health visiting teams will be using an evidence-based questionnaire called the Ages & Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3™) as part of Healthy Child Programme…

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Transfer of 0-5 children’s public health commissioning to local authorities

  From October 2015, certain universal elements of the Healthy Child Programme will be delivered by local authorities as planning for public health services for…

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News from the sector

4Children – Early Learning Hubs The Community and Childcare and Early Learning hubs project is working to improve the availability, flexibility and quality of childcare…

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News from Government

News from the Department for Education New childcare and early years minister appointed Sam Gyimah was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Childcare…

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Final guidance on transition to new SEN system

  The final statutory guidance on the transition to the new 0-25 special educational needs and disability (SEND) system has now been published. The guidance…

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Early Years Apprenticeship Standard Published

  The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a new Early Years Apprenticeship Standard. The new standard confirms that achieving a minimum…

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Ofsted makes changes to complaints-driven inspections

  Ofsted has made changes to its complaints-driven inspections of early years settings. Previously, when a complaint was raised against an early years provider, Ofsed…

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