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Pat Glass steps down as shadow education secretary

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Labour MP Pat Glass has stepped down as shadow education secretary, after only two days in the role.
 
Pat was appointed by Jeremy Corbyn during a surge of resignations by Labour MPs who have lost faith in their...Read more

Ofsted reports increase in ‘Outstanding’ EY providers

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In its quarterly early years statistics, Ofsted has reported an increase in the number of early years providers rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’; an all-time high for the sector.
 
An Ofsted spokesperson said...Read more

State of early years sector unclear following Brexit result, says Alliance CEO

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Last week the UK voted to leave the European Union, but the impact of this decision on the early years sector is as yet unclear, said Neil Leitch, Pre-school Learning Alliance chief executive.
 
Given that the UK...Read more

Study suggests link between air pollution and childhood mental health

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Umeå University in Sweden has released a report which associates neighbourhood air pollution with childhood mental health.
 
Researchers at the university compared data on dispensed medicines for a broad range of...Read more

Queen’s birthday list – huge congratulations to two Alliance members!

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We are delighted to share news that two Alliance members were formally recognised by the Queen in this year’s birthday honours list for their services to children.
 
Penelope Webb, early years volunteer and registered...Read more

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