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This week the DfE issued further clarification on coronavirus measures in a FAQ document for early years and childcare settings in England.
The Department for Education has announced its reformed National Professional Qualifications which includes a new qualification in Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL) available from autumn 2022.
The Minister for Education and the Welsh Language has today announced the future arrangements for COVID-19 Testing for children and young people in Wales. Cyhoeddodd y Gweinidog Addysg a’r Gymraeg heddiw trefniadau i ddod ar gyfer Profion COVID-19 i blant
Over the weekend, new reports published in the Telegraph hinted at potential government plans to relax adult-child ratios in early years settings in England if staff qualification levels were higher.
Deputy Minister announces further funding to support childcare and play services in Wales / Mae’r Dirprwy Weinidog yn cyhoeddi cyllid pellach i gefnogi gwasanaethau gofal plant a Chwarae yng Ngymru
Welsh Government have provided an update on the move to a new digital service to deliver the Childcare Offer for Wales in 2022. / Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi darparu diweddariad am y ffaith y bydd gwasanaeth digidol newydd ar gyfer Cynnig Gofal Plant Cymru yn cael ei gyflwyno yn 2022.
The Department for Education has released two updated documents that are used widely across the early years sector, to align with the changes to the new EYFS that came into effect on 1 September.
Today Dame Rachel de Souza, Children's Commissioner for England, has published the responses to her ‘Big Ask’ survey of children.
As part of the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle, Colchester MP Will Quince has replaced Vicky Ford as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education.
Nadhim Zahawi has been announced as the new Secretary of State for Education, as part of a wider government reshuffle in England.