Republication of Common Core of Skills and Knowledge for the Children’s and Young People’s Workforce




  This Common Core of Skills and Knowledge document sets out the basic skills and knowledge needed by people whose work (paid or voluntary) brings…

Charlie Taylor speech to NDNA Conference on 19 June




  Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive of the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), has given a speech today on transforming the early years workforce.  He…

Case study: Flexible Deployment of Graduates to Improve Outcomes for Children




Case Study Flexible Deployment of Graduates Attention to detail is key in ensuring inspirational teaching across the Centre. Staff deployment in the nursery and working…

Qualifications




In July 2011, the Government commissioned Professor Cathy Nutbrown to investigate the qualifications of the early education and childcare workforce as part of an independent…

Early education & childcare workforce




The Government is aiming to improve the skills and status of the early years workforce. As part of this it is reforming qualifications for entrants…

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