We Need Good People to  be Teachers We Need Good People to be Teachers

School began at the university again last week. It is difficult to believe that another school year has begun. I am teaching an "Intr...

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Setting the Baseline: Reading Report Setting the Baseline: Reading Report

Yesterday saw the publication of Setting the Baseline , a new publication from the National Literacy Trust which reports on the findings of ...

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Men Working in Childcare Men Working in Childcare

A common enquiry I get is for information about men working in childcare. Ironically, this morning's episode of Woman's Hour on Rad...

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Parenting Parenting

A lot of debate concerning the UK riots over the past few days has focussed on the ages of those involved, and the fact that many of them ap...

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The Hummingbird Knows The Hummingbird Knows

I have always been able to attract hummingbirds wherever I have lived. For many years, whether in the country, the suburbs or in the middl...

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Free Play Articles Free Play Articles

Yesterday was Playday , an annual event which celebrates the right of children to play, and the role that it has in their development. To ma...

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5:42 AM

Parenting Matters: Early Years and Social Mobility Parenting Matters: Early Years and Social Mobility

A new report from the CentreForum think tank contains for promoting important parenting skills, through the use of a 'five a day' a...

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Supporting Families in the Foundation Years Supporting Families in the Foundation Years

The Department for Education has recently set out its policy vision regarding the early years sector, in a major document entitled Supportin...

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