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Accessing leadership resources from the National College for Teaching and Leadership: 18/12/14

In September the NCTL advised their member's website was closing down.  Research publications You c… more

£31.7 million boost for ‘life-changing’ SEND reforms: 18/12/14

The Department for Education has today (17 December 2014) announced it will invest a further £31.7 million in 2015 to 2016 to help local autho… more

Extension to Childcare Business Grant scheme: 11/12/14

The Government has announced that the Childcare Business Grant scheme has been extended for another year. The Chancellor announced in his Autumn Sta… more

Ofsted's Early Years and Childcare Guidance Webinar 16th December at 6pm: 11/12/14

The webinar has been set up to seek views on Ofsted’s guidance for early years and childcare providers. This follows a review by the Bett… more


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Tuning in to 2 year olds: Improving outcomes for 2 year olds - free booklet

This booklet for practitioners was commissioned by the London Borough of Harrow from 4Childre… more

Learning Opportunities for Children up to age 4

This booklet contains expert commentary to support a series of 40 short films on everyday learning… more

Children’s early literacy practices at home and in early years settings

Key findings from the second annual survey of parents and practitioners. … more




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