February 2015

Caring for animals in childcare settings

I doubt there are many people who would argue against teaching children about being kind to animals as part of their development. But just how active should we be in this development, in our role as education and childcare professionals?


Posted by Claire Morris | with 2 comments

Too much, too soon?

The Government wish to introduce formal Baseline testing for children prior to their fifth birthday. Dr Pam Jarvis argues that there is no credible evidence to support such a policy, and that in fact, it may negatively impact on children and families.


Posted by Dr Pam Jarvis | with 0 comments