Children's Centre Census 2013 Children's Centre Census 2013

Yesterday the 4Children charity published Children's Centre Census 2013 . This document tries to present a detailed picture of the curr...

Read more »
8:47 AM

The Impact of Fostering The Impact of Fostering

An interesting new publication from the University of Oxford examines an area that perhaps rarely receives attention. The Impact of Fosterin...

Read more »
7:32 AM

International Reports International Reports

3 separate recently published international reports have popped up in my feeds today, which seems as good an excuse as any for a themed blog...

Read more »
3:38 AM

They Took Us to the Sea They Took Us to the Sea

If you have 25 minutes to spare, today's post is a real treat. Below is They Took Us to the Sea , a charming but also very moving 1963 f...

Read more »
2:04 AM

EYFS Results EYFS Results

Today sees the release of the first set of results for the new Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Profile, which was introduced in Septembe...

Read more »
2:13 AM

The Right to Play The Right to Play

The Bernard van Leer Foundation (see previous post for details)has just published the latest edition in its Early Childhood in Focus serie...

Read more »
3:40 AM

Investing in Our Future Investing in Our Future

A common theme of research reports on early years education is the impact that such programmes have on the child in later life. Now another ...

Read more »
3:19 AM

Early Years Foundation Stage Handbook 2014 Early Years Foundation Stage Handbook 2014

The DfE has just published the latest version of the Early Years Foundation Stage Handbook . This is designed to support early years practit...

Read more »
4:55 AM

Ofsted Social Care Annual Report Ofsted Social Care Annual Report

Today sees the publication of Ofsted's first Social Care Annual Report . The report has already made headlines for concluding that child...

Read more »
3:17 AM

Free Research Seminar Free Research Seminar

I don't usually promote training events on this site, but this one's free and local so... On Tuesday 5th November the Centre for Res...

Read more »
5:51 AM

Early Years / Education Blogs Early Years / Education Blogs

A few years ago I did a mini-research project about Web 2.0 with our undergraduate students. One of the questions on the survey was "Do...

Read more »
9:13 AM

Too Young to Fail Too Young to Fail

A new report from Save the Children examines how children from low-income families can be affected by falling behind in school from a young...

Read more »
2:06 AM

1940s Childhood 1940s Childhood

3 videos for the price of one today... Below are some film clips from the British Council Film Collection , each depicting different aspects...

Read more »
2:20 AM