20 Oct - 2 Nov 2014
Nursery World is the leading title for everyone in the early years community, and first published in 1925. It provides an invaluable mix of the latest news, research and opinion plus best practice and management advice from the top experts in the sector. It is essential reading for managers and practitioners involved in delivering early years education and childcare across the private, voluntary and public sectors.
Nursery World features:
Unrivalled news coverage with in-depth reports and updates on the frequent changes in Government policy
Professional advice from early years experts and key insights into childcare practice
Features linked to the four themes of the Early Years Foundation Stage: A Unique Child, Positive Relationships, Enabling Environments, Learning and Development
Activity ideas across all areas of learning, including monthly A2 activity poster
Management advice on running your setting and the updates on policy guides affecting your business
Nursery World 16 April includes the final part of Linda Pound’s series on early years music, which focuses on music as part of Expressive Arts. Our popular activity pull-out includes inspiring ideas on learning about people’s jobs; playing detective with Humpty Dumpty; and developing children’s upper body strength. If you need advice on approaches and resources for nappy changing, our Collections series has plenty; while we also take an in-depth look at keeping children safe online. Caroline Vollans reports on the growing problem of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. In Work Matters, our Ofsted series looks at how you can replace the Self-Evaluation Form and we examine the effect that school funding shortages will have on the early years sector. Our columnist Michael Pettavel has his say on gender pay gaps, while Natalie Perera argues for an integrated strategy for early childhood services. In News, we report on the gender pay gaps at nursery groups and see how the Baseline contract award has gone down.