Skip to main content

early years

Staff qualifications in nurseries and pre-schools: do they make a difference to outcomes?

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: data and Insight, early years
Male nursery work and child painting.

This blog looks at how staff qualifications contribute to overall quality of the sector and how that varies across different areas of deprivation. We also consider why the picture is complex and recognise the need for further work.

Inspecting safeguarding in the early years - a reminder of the guidance and some commonly asked questions

Gill Jones

With children under the age of five being cared for and taught in a range of different settings, often with slightly differing regulatory requirements, it’s not surprising that we frequently get questions about expectations around safeguarding.