The Foundation Years website has just launched the Children’s Centre Knowledge Hub which has the latest news, information and examples of effective ways of working. There are many fantastic examples of innovative practice around delivery models, services and what works effectively in practice in children’s centres across the country. We want to share these [...]
The Institute of Health Equity was commissioned by 4Children to identify the most important outcomes Children’s Centres should be striving for in order to give all children positive early-years experiences. The IHE have published both an executive summary and a full evidence review which call for a renewed focus on supporting good parenting and the environment [...]
4 Children have carried out an in-depth census on the position of Children centre’s across England. The headlines show that whilst centres are showing resilience and creativity to deal with budget reductions continued monitoring and sustained funding is crucial.
Children’s Centres are integral to the health and well-being of children and the community in which they are brought up. Assessing the needs across their area, they can be a real powerhouse of support for the children and families in that community. At a time when Local Authorities are facing immense economic pressures, Children’s Centres [...]