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The Education Policy Institute have published a comparative analysis on the early years workforce in England using the Labour Force Survey. Read our full summary and comments.
After announcing changes to the current common inspection framework (CIF) in October 2018, Ofsted has today published a consultation on proposals for changes to the education inspection framework (EIF) to take effect from September 2019.
It has been a busy week in the news this week, with concerns for children's sugar consumption, as well as life-saving skills and first-aid training. We have put together a news roundup in case you missed anything.
A cross-party group of MPs has published a report calling for changes to the way that childcare costs are paid in Universal Credit, arguing that the current system “directly conflicts” with the Government’s aim of getting more people into work.
The Department for Education have now released the outcome of a consultation that took part in March-May 2018 seeking the views of parents' and their children's use of childcare and early years as well as their views and experience.
The Department for Education (DfE) has published a report from the Children’s Services Omnibus, which explores senior local authority views on early years and childcare provision, and other children’s services. The responses reveal the scale of the challenge of increasing take-up of the two-year-old offer, and the impact of 30 hours on the other entitlements.
The Department for Education have released the childcare and early years survey for parents 2018 detailing the findings from the January 2018 to August 2018 survey.
Welsh Government and Cwlwm wish to gather the views of childcare and play providers on the National Minimum Standards. Mae Llywodraeth Cymru a Cwlwm yn dymuno casglu barn darpariaethau gofal plant a darparwyr chwarae ar y Safonau Gofynnol Cenedlaethol.
Experimental statistics on the use of 30 hours funded childcare in the first term of national rollout, from September to December 2018 have been released by the Department for Education.
This year PACEY and Jelf are the official early years insurance partner at Nursery World Show 2019. Come and meet us at stand E24 on 1 and 2 February 2019.