Category: Politics & Policy

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Cost of delivering childcare will be out of reach for many providers

The Bank of England has issued fresh warnings that the UK is approaching a “sharp ...
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Stephen Morgan, MP pledges support for local childcare providers

Stephen Morgan has met with local childcare provider Cheryl Hadland of Tops Day Nurseries at ...
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DfE: Survey of childcare and early years providers and coronavirus (COVID-19), wave 4

The 4th wave of a series of rapid surveys designed to capture evidenceduring the Covid-19 ...
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Early Years Alliance responds to Labour’s Children’s Recovery Plan

The Early Years Alliance has reacted following the Labour Party’s pledge to invest £112 million in ...
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Alliance criticises government plans to review childcare ‘regulations’

The Early Years Alliance has commented on the confirmation from children and families minister Will ...
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Education recovery in early years providers

This briefing draws on inspection evidence gathered in the spring 2022 term and discussions with ...
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Government SEND proposals must focus on early years, says Alliance

The Early Years Alliance has called on the government to prioritise SEND provision in the ...
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Early years settings sign an open letter to government

The early years sector is an invaluable part of our modern-day society. Local, flexible, high ...
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Care Inspectorate Scotland publishes new quality inspection framework

This framework for early learning and childcare was planned to be launched in spring 2020 ...
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NDNA Cymru: Childcare Offer must keep pace with rising costs

The Welsh government has announced an extra £6 million per year to increase the hourly ...
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Absence rate decreases slightly but remains high

The NDNA have released findings from their latest survey The NDNA received responses from 563 ...
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Covid-19 reports in settings rise again

The Early Years Alliance has commented on the latest data on Covid-19 in early years ...
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The Children’s Alliance Parliamentary briefing

In January the looming hike in energy costs, exacerbated by rising inflation and other cost ...
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Average staff absence rate across early years settings continues to be high

NDNA has put together a survey for all nurseries across England, Scotland and Wales to find ...
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Covid cases in nurseries at all time reported high

During the week commencing 22 November, 2,707 settings reported to Ofsted that they had had ...
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