Call for independent review of childcare funding

14 October 2021

The Petitions Committee is calling on the Government to commission an independent review into childcare funding and affordability, as part of its new report on the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on new parents.

New early years qualification announced

14 October 2021

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced a reformed suite of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) in England including a new qualification in Early Years Leadership which will be available from autumn 2022.