News from the Sector

  4Children Learn Explore Debate Events – February/March 4Children are pleased to announce the next round of the free Learn Explore Debate events which we…

Gill Jones Interveiw

Gill Jones Interveiw

  Gill Jones, Deputy Director of Early Education at Ofsted, discusses changes to inspections, improving early years education, current consultations and engaging with the early years…

Government’s response to Childminder Agencies and change to Local Authority role

  The Government’s response to the consultation on childminder agencies and the role of the local authority in the early education entitlement has now been…

Curriculum guidance for the foundation stage – Principles for early years education

This guidance is intended to help practitioners plan to meet the diverse needs of all children. This section refers to principles for early years education…

Capital funding agreed for the two year old free entitlement

The Coalition Government will inject £100m capital funding to support the delivery of new nursery and childminder places. Two in five of the country’s two-year-olds…

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