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VCSE Social Investment Toolkit: 27/01/15

This new guide produced by NCVO for the Children’s Partnership opens the door to social investment for charities and social enterprises, helpi… more

Poor families with young children hit the hardest by government reforms: 27/01/15

Research by the London School of Economics (LSE), Manchester University and York Universty found that poverty has increased since the coal… more

Early years heavyweights back campaign against baseline tests : 27/01/15

Several influential early years figures are among more than 2,000 people to sign a petition against plans to introduce new testing arrangements for … more

New Sustained Shared Thinking and Emotional Well-being Scales (SSTEW) to be launched at conference on 10th March: 23/01/15

Join 4Children and chair Professor Edward Melhuish in London for a unique opportunity to hear and experience the soon to be publ… more


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VCSE Social Investment Toolkit

A guide for voluntary organisations on social investment,. Produced for the Children's Partn… more

Ofsted: Reporting requirements for early years inspectors

Key principles of report wrtting: this document was updated 27th January 2015 … more


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upcoming events

Deadline for submission to the Prevent Duty consultation

Event date : 30 Jan 2015

The government is keen that providers across the early years and childcare sector have the opportu… more

Deadline for consultation on 'Working together to safeguard children: revisions'

Event date : 03 Feb 2015

The completion deadline is 5pm; follow the link below to complete online. … more




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