Ensuring young children can access the care, support and social interaction they need during these critical early years, is crucial to their development. This is why early years settings have remained open to all children throughout the current national lockdown. …
A study by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), has shown that babies and toddlers from lower socio-economic backgrounds have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic due to having less access to books and outdoor space during lockdown.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at unconditional offers, maintained nurseries, free schools and technical education.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the benefits of a strong and high quality early years education for children’s development.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the importance of maintained nurseries, and the funding we are putting forward to ensure they are adequately resourced.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at grouping by ability in early years settings.
Today’s news review looks at the Government’s 30 hours free childcare offer.
Today’s news review looks a report by the Commission on Inequality in Education report, UCAS Admission Statistics, and research reports looking at the impact of early education on young children.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of a report on nursery staff.
Today’s news review looks at reports on independent Islamic schools, and the newly launched consultation on Level 3 literacy and numeracy requirements.