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Baseline assessments could return after government consultation

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Education secretary announces proposals to change assessments for primary school children
 
Reception children could face a baseline test shortly after starting under proposals revealed in a new consultation...Read more

Alliance extends Fair Future Funding campaign to include parents

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Dedicated mini-site will explain funding concerns to parents
 
The Alliance has announced that it is extending its Fair Future Funding campaign to...Read more

Government launches Childcare Choices website

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New parent website to share information about 30-hours and tax-free childcare
 
The government has launched a new website, Childcare Choices, to help parents check what childcare support is be available to...Read more

Government admits shortfall in supply of childcare places for 30-hours

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Spring Budget documents reveal places will “rise more slowly than originally assumed”
 
The number of available childcare spaces for the 30-hours offer may not be sufficient to cover demand, according to...Read more

Childcare minimum wage report “misleading”, says Alliance

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Family and Childcare Trust report claims that one in 10 childcare workers are underpaid
 
The Alliance has criticised a report from the Family and Childcare Trust which claims that up to 22,000 childcare...Read more

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