Welcome to the Alliance blog, where you’ll find expert advice, best practice tips and ideas, thoughtful opinion pieces and successful case studies. For everyone who is passionate about the importance of Early Years.
The Education Inspection Framework (Ofsted 2019) places greater emphasis on your approach to curriculum with Ofsted stating that ‘curriculum’ is what is taught and ‘teaching’ is how curriculum content is taught.Read more
The term Cultural Capital has been added to Ofsted’s new Education Inspection Framework (EIF), due to come into effect in September. Here, Alliance quality and standards director Michael Freeston explains what it means for the early years.Read more
In response to Britain's childhood obesity crisis, Micro Scooters has launched Play for Life — an online resource for adults caring for pre-school children that explores toddlers’ physical development. This blog has been supplied as part of a paid partnership with Micro Scooters.Read more