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EYFS Profile to remain in place for 2017/18

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The Early Years Foundation Stage Profile is to remain in place for 2017/18, education secretary Justine Greening revealed today in a statement to parliament.
 
Neil Leitch, chief executive at the Pre-school Learning...Read more

EY professionals earn less than half wage of educational professionals

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New research from the Pre-school Learning Alliance and Nursery World has discovered that the average hourly wage for early years professionals is less than half the median hourly wage of educational professionals.
 

Tulip Siddiq appointed shadow early years minister

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has appointed Tulip Siddiq as shadow minister for the early years as part of his latest cabinet reshuffle.
 
Tulip is MP for Hampstead and Kilburn and has previously worked as a local...Read more

Education secretary reveals social mobility ‘opportunity areas’

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At the Conservative Party Conference earlier this week, Education secretary Justine Greening announced six areas across England as the most challenged in terms of social mobility.
 
Blackpool, Derby, Norwich, Oldham,...Read more

Letter to nurseries over flu protection for under fives

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Professor Dame Sally Davies, the government’s chief medical officer, has written a letter to nurseries, urging them to raise awareness of the childhood flu immunisation programme, Nursery World reports.
 

Surge in tablet use among toddlers

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A quarter of pre-school age children in Britain have their own touch-screen devices, compared to a mere 4% of children in 2012, market research company Childwise has claimed.
 
In its latest report, Childwise also...Read more

Alliance launches Fair Future Funding campaign

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The Pre-school Learning Alliance has today launched its early years funding campaign, Fair Future Funding.
 
The campaign is calling on the government to...Read more

Childcare costs to soar if DfE freezes early years funding

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The Pre-school Learning Alliance has today warned that if the government goes ahead with plans to freeze early years funding rates until 2019/20, childcare costs are likely to be on the increase.
 
Freedom of...Read more

Labour to launch early years taskforce

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At Labour’s annual conference in Liverpool, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner is to lay out plans for an early years taskforce designed to transform early years provision.
 
Angela will highlight that every...Read more

Paediatric first aid rules yet to be implemented

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The government has confirmed that new paediatric first aid rules have not yet been implemented.
 
A consultation on first aid changes was held between October and December 2015, and...Read more

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