Early years practitioners are invited to submit their views on the Childcare Bill, the House of Commons has confirmed....Read more
The government will invest £300 million to increase the average hourly rate childcare providers receive, chancellor George Osborne has confirmed today (25 November).
A drop in the number of registered childcare providers has caused early years places to decrease by 11,529 between March and August this year, suggest...Read more
The inspection of children’s centres has been put on hold pending the outcome of the government consultation, Ofsted has confirmed.
Along with its latest children’s centre statistics, the inspectorate gave an explanation for the temporary...Read more
National tests for seven-year-olds should be reintroduced in England, according to Nicky Morgan.
The education secretary has claimed that “robust” assessment is needed to measure progress in schools.
In an announcement today (3...Read more