Tag: early years

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Nearly one in three children who start primary school in England at the age of five are not “school ready”, according to new analysis by Teach First. The...
Experts
The UK’s dogmatic approach to teaching reading does a disservice to the different ways and speeds at which young children learn, writes Jan Dubiel Ofsted’s recent Bold Beginnings...
Profiles
Specialist early-years training company Early Excellence was famously shafted by the Department for Education in November, in the latest instalment of the baseline assessment debacle. But its head...
Experts
Today, the government published its ‘Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential’ report, which echoes many of the points made by the National Association of Head Teachers in recent years, particularly...
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Early Excellence, the early-years company that developed a popular baseline assessment used by 12,500 schools, will not compete to deliver the government’s new baseline tests, after it branded...
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Training school staff to help the parents of disadvantaged children to get more involved in their education helps learning at home and improves progress at school, a report...
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School funding experts have broadly welcomed government proposals to overhaul early years funding and invest an extra £1 billion so providers can deliver the Conservative party’s manifesto pledge...