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Nurseries urged to take disabled children and recognise 'that everyone in the world is unique'

Sue Learner, News Editor (06-Aug-14)

MPs recently described the struggle, many families with disabled children go through to get childcare, as “shocking”. A cross-party group of MPs and peers held an independent Parliamentary inquiry into childcare.....

Bilingual nurseries can make children more creative, tolerant and better at solving problems

Julia Corbett, News Editor (01-Aug-14)

Bilingual nurseries in the UK are helping children to form a foundation to become fluent in multiple languages, with languages such as Welsh, Irish, French and Spanish firmly part of the normal nursery day. Parents.....

Nursery rhymes offer parent and child a shared link to their storytelling heritage

Richard Howard, News Editor (01-Aug-14)

Tempting as it might be to dismiss the nursery rhyme 'Baa Baa Black Sheep' as a meaningless tool to amuse young children, there is considerable research to suggest that nursery rhymes serve as a key structural tool for our capacity.....