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Department for Education criticised for ‘biased’ survey on childcare ratios

Julia Corbett, News Editor (29-Oct-13)

A survey asking parents for their views on childcare ratios and qualifications in nursery settings has been criticised by the Pre-School Learning Alliance for being biased and unscientific. The Department.....

Study claims children in nurseries 'more likely' to be hyperactive

Sue Learner, News Editor (17-Oct-13)

The Government needs to focus more on supporting families, say academics after finding children who spend more time in nurseries are more likely to have behavioural problems, particularly hyperactivity. Nearly.....