2016 News

Expectations of inspection

Ofsted has published a document detailing expectations of inspection

29/02/2016

Disabled children missing play opportunities

A new report has been published by Sense into the lack of availability of play opportunities for disabled children.

24/02/2016

Annual survey reveals shortage of childcare places in England

Survey released today reveals only 45% of councils are offering sufficient childcare for full time working parents

24/02/2016

Childminder fees survey

Recent reports suggest childminders are charging 27% more since five years ago. Is it true?

18/02/2016

Nurseries unlikely to deliver 30 hours childcare

45% of nurseries unlikely to offer 30 hours free childcare according to new survey

17/02/2016

Childminders or educators?

An interview with a nursery manager today prompted a furious response from childminders

17/02/2016

Sharing learning on the Integrated Review

Local authorities share learning on new development checks for 2-year olds

 

15/02/2016

Labour figures point to fall in childminder numbers

Labour suggests that the fall in childminder numbers in England is leading to higher costs and pressure on places.

15/02/2016

New whistleblowing advice line launched

New whistleblowing advice line launched by the NSPCC, with funding from the Home Office

15/02/2016

Tell Parliament what you think about early education

Save the Children survey of childcare providers to get their views on the importance of early education and early years teachers.

12/02/2016

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