October 2021

NEWS: Additional FAQs for early years and childcare settings in England

This week the DfE issued further clarification on coronavirus measures in a FAQ document for early years and childcare settings in England.

15/10/2021

NEWS: DfE announces new NPQ for early years 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.

13/10/2021

NEWS: COVID-19 Testing for children in Wales / Profion COVID-19 i blant

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

05/10/2021

NEWS: Confusion over plans to relax childcare ratios in England

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.

04/10/2021