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Government concedes and ups funding after York nurseries say no to 30-hour childcare pilot

Sue Learner, Editor (27-May-16)

The Department for Education has announced it will increase funding for nurseries in York after they flatly refused to take part in the 30-hour childcare pilot due to start in the region this summer. More.....

Nurseries launch nationwide networking movement in fight-back against 'inadequate' Government funding

Sue Learner, Editor (20-May-16)

Nurseries are forming a nationwide networking movement so they can collectively campaign for better funding from the Government. As part of the campaign, they have launched a petition on the Government’s petition website calling.....

Deaf children are not receiving vital support in their early years

Ellie Spanswick, News Editor (12-May-16)

One decade on from the introduction of newborn hearing screening, new research has revealed that the benefits of hearing screening at birth are being lost, with one quarter of parents of deaf babies not being given the support they.....