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Busy Bees expanding in China

Busy Bees expanding in China

The nursery group, which already has a 200-place setting in the country, will open a further five settings in China this year, followed by another 27 by 2023, in partnership with its Chinese stakeholder…

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Practitioners’ views sought for NDNA survey

Practitioners' views sought for NDNA survey

The survey, which runs until Sunday 18 February, covers practitioner’s roles, qualifications, hours worked and pay. An aim of the survey is to find out whether practitioners have a second job and if…

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Bold Beginnings: getting the message over

Bold Beginnings: getting the message over

I caught up with the Ofsted deputy director, early education after she spoke at a London briefing on the report organised by Early Excellence. You have just given a very comprehensive presentation….

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Spotlight on…Katrina Sealey

Spotlight on…Katrina Sealey

Why did you decide to write a children’s book encouraging children to express their emotions? I used to work on emotional resilience and self-esteem with small groups of vulnerable teenage girls. We…

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Free National Literacy Trust membership for early years settings up for grabs

Free National Literacy Trust membership for early years settings up for grabs

The Trust is an independent charity dedicated to giving disadvantaged children the literacy skills they need to succeed. Benefits of membership, which normally cost £100 per year, include: Access…

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HMRC has paid out £40,000 in compensation to Tax-Free Childcare parents

HMRC has paid out £40,000 in compensation to Tax-Free Childcare parents

A further £966,66 has been paid to parents in lieu of Tax-Free Childcare payments to date. The sums were revealed by the chief secretary to the Treasury Elizabeth Truss in response to a parliamentary…

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New baby swimming guidelines launched

The ASA alongside baby and toddler swim school, Water Babies, and baby swimming product manufacturer Splash About International Ltd, has today launched new national guidelines to keep babies safe in swimming pools. Published by the British Standards Institution, the Baby and Toddler Swimming Teaching Safety Guidelines will for the first time set industry-wide standards for swimming lessons and […]

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Government urged to fortify flour to prevent birth defects

Government urged to fortify flour to prevent birth defects

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and the University of London want folic acid added to flour in the UK as they claim it will help protect babies from neural tube defects – anencephaly and…

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Childbase staff share employee-ownership bonus

Childbase staff share employee-ownership bonus

The group, which runs 41 day nurseries in the South of England, has paid £850,000 worth of dividends to staff following last year’s move to employee ownership. Over 1,700 employee owners at the company…

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Network for Early Years Teachers launches next month

Network for Early Years Teachers launches next month

Separately, Early Education has also named Professor Cathy Nutbrown as its new president. The launch of the Early Years Network will take place on 24 March in London. Established in 2017, the Chartered…

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