In the midst of the Jimmy Savile child abuse scandal last year, a group of early years professionals in London formed the
A two-year-old girl managed to walk almost half a mile home from her nursery after escaping through a fire exit, it has been
What many of us who work with young children fear is that this model may lead us to children as young as two being rushed on to tasks they are not developmentally ready for, such as colours, numbers and reading. We need to remember what's at the heart of this issue - and that's the well-being and happiness of our children.
A Labour MP has called for the nursery in the House of Commons to be closed - and said it was better when it was a pub. Roger
The latest figures on youth unemployment from the Office for National Statistics - which show the unemployment rate for 16 to 24-year-olds is now more than double that of the wider population, with one in five young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) - paint an extremely worrying picture for today's young people, and those who work with them.
France's distinctive take on secularism is once again making headlines. A sacred virtue of the ‎Republic, it is unquestionable within the hexagon where political careers are built on its defence. ‎But a recent case is causing controversy.
I thought it might be a good time to share one of our team's "Day in the Life of..." blogs. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did, and I hope that it also highlights the positive experience that the right person, with the correct attitude, knowledge, experience and training, can bring to a child's day at nursery.
Whilst nurseries are required to work within set guidelines, it is crucial not to underestimate the huge responsibility it is to look after someone's child. Not only is it imperative that the children feel safe, secure and happy, but that their parents see their time with us as a positive.
A nine-month-old girl has died after reportedly choking on food at a nursery. The youngster was taken to hospital from Ramillies
I've been concerned lately that I don't do enough with the boy. You know, activity wise. When I was on maternity leave life