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Level 3 qualified nursery workers down by a third

The number of nursery workers qualified to Level 3 has hit crisis point after dropping 37 per cent in the last four years, according to a new report by the National Day Nurseries Association. The latest early years workforce survey carried out by...

Fifth of nurseries in deprived areas face closure

Nearly one in five nurseries in deprived areas of England are facing closure within the next 12 months due to the early years funding shortfall. Independent research agency Ceeda found that 17 per cent of childcare providers in the most deprived...