Archive: Childcare

New rules to tackle extremism in nurseries.

Toddler 'extremism' to be tackled by new education secretary

Nurseries to be instructed to teach 'fundamental British values' to children.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Voice comments on childcare reviews

    Voice: the union for education professionals – which represents education, early years and childcare staff – has commented on the news that the Government is launching a review of childcare and on the Nutbrown Review’s calls for higher qualifications for nursery staff, including increased maths and literacy skills.

  • Voice shocked by Leadsom’s comments on men in childcare

    Voice has expressed its shock at comments reportedly made by Andrea Leadsom MP about male nannies

  • Voice welcomes Institution of Education report on childcare

    Voice has welcomed the UCL Institution of Education (IoE) report Provision and use of preschool childcare in Britain, which warns that low pay in the childcare sector could lead to staff shortages in the future.

  • Nurseries rely on “goodwill” of childcare staff

    A survey of nursery workers across the UK has revealed that “highly-skilled” childcarers’ qualifications and experience are valued and rewarded through pay – but only at a relatively low level, with many employers relying on the “goodwill” of staff to work unpaid overtime.

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