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Jeremy Corbyn unleashes tough-talking mum and new early years taskforce

Angeline Albert, News Editor (28-Sep-16)

Newly re-elected Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, fresh from his victory over rebellious Labour MPs, is looking to reinvigorate his party with the help of a new childcare taskforce and a no nonsense mum. Having.....

Government told to rethink 'free' childcare or nurseries will shut

Angeline Albert, News Editor (22-Sep-16)

Hundreds of nursery schools would be forced to close if the Government doesn’t change its 30 hour free childcare pledge, a teachers’ union has warned. According to the National Association of Head.....

Interactive books could 'hinder' children from learning new words

Melissa McAlees, News Editor (15-Sep-16)

Books with interactive lift-the-flap and pop-up features could prevent young children from learning words, a new study has revealed. Picture books often include 3D features which are thought to encourage.....

Nurseries urged to apply for Millie's Mark - the 'gold standard' in paediatric first aid

Melissa McAlees, News Editor (01-Sep-16)

Millie’s Mark, the new quality mark for excellence in paediatric first aid has been launched, allowing nurseries to begin working towards the criteria they need to achieve the award. The certificate will.....