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Alliance voices disappointment over lack of childcare minister

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Neil Leitch, chief executive at the Pre-school Learning Alliance, has voiced his disappointment that the government has still not appointed a minister to the early years portfolio.
 
“With news that the...Read more

NAHT forms early years council

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The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has launched an Early Years Council, Nursery World reports.
 
The sector council is expected to lobby on key issues in the early years sector in order to raise...Read more

Practitioners could be prosecuted for failing to report child abuse concerns

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The Department for Education and the Home Office are holding a joint consultation to consider prosecuting those that fail to report suspicions of child abuse or neglect to local authorities.
 
The consultation is...Read more

Alliance raises concerns over 30-hours capital funding process

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The Pre-school Learning Alliance has raised concerns over the 30-hours capital funding process, following the results of its latest Twitter poll which revealed that 39% of respondents were unaware of the bidding process.

New schools funding formula to be delayed until 2018/19

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Newly appointed education secretary Justine Greening has today revealed that the schools funding formula, originally set for implementation in England from 2017/18, has been delayed until 2018/19.
 
In a statement...Read more

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