Nursery staff call for training to deal with complex mental health needs in under-fives

Almost three quarters of early years staff say they have struggled when working with children facing extremely complex backgrounds and challenging emotional and behavioural needs. Read the full article on this...

Parent beliefs, behaviours and barriers: childcare and early education

A qualitative study exploring why parents of 3 and 4 year olds are not accessing the Childcare Offer and the universal offer of Foundation Phase Nursery. Parent beliefs, behaviours and barriers: childcare and...

Gender stereotyping

The Commission on Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood has published a report looking at gender expectations and gender stereotypes in the UK. Findings from responses to a call for evidence and a separate...

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Gender stereotyping

The Commission on Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood has published a report looking at gender expectations and gender stereotypes in the UK. Findings from responses to a call for evidence and a separate survey of 1,030 parents show that gender...

Early years

The Royal Foundation has published findings from a study of public attitudes towards bringing up children from conception to 5 years across the UK. Findings from face to face surveys and an online survey of 435,141 members of the public include: 24%...

Covid-19 Has Exposed Britain’s Childcare Crisis

Almost half of the women workers who have lost their jobs during Covid-19 cite lack of childcare as a factor. It’s time to recognise childcare as a public good – and make it available to everyone.
Read the full article on this link to Tribune

The stability of the early years workforce in England

Report looking at the national, regional and organisational barriers to stability in the early years workforce. The stability of the early years workforce in England Date: 5 Aug 2020 Author: Social Mobility Commission Commisioned by: Social Mobility...