Pandemic impacts young children’s language skills

30 April 2021

New research findings from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) suggest that language and communication development in young children are particular areas of concern following the Covid-19 lockdowns.

Call for urgent review of early years funding

30 April 2021

The early years sector is calling on the Government to hold a comprehensive review of early years funding following a new survey by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Childcare and Early Education.

Updated Education Inspection Framework published

22 April 2021

Ofsted has published its updated Education Inspection Framework (EIF) and early years inspection handbook which outlines how registered providers in England will be inspected when early years inspections resume from 4 May 2021.

A fresh look at stress in the workplace

19 April 2021

Employers are being urged to take a fresh look at the work their employees do and to review the stress-causing factors in their workplaces.