Early Years Practitioners Support News
As you may be aware, FYi (Barnet’s families and young people’s information service) is the first point of contact for many people looking for childcare.
We are pleased to publish the new 'Ensuring Excellence for Barnet's Early Years' document, which has been written by the Early Years Strategy Group in our Childrens Service.
The government has promised to create a "better" childcare system for parents, by allowing them to claim back up to £1,200 a year in costs per child.
Early Education - The British Association for Early Childhood Education.
Today the Daycare Trust has released the findings of the 2013 Childcare Costs Survey.
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The new Early Years Developmental Journal is designed for families, practitioners and others to use as a way of recording, celebrating and supporting children's progress.
In this review, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills are asking anyone involved in childcare to let them know their views and experiences.
The More great childcare: Raising quality and giving parents more choice report recently published by the DfE speaks of offering parents the choice of more great childcare through Childminder Agencies
The Family and Parenting Institute have produced a brief guide that provides an overview of the key messages for practitioners contained in Early Home Learning Matters: A good practice guide.
Every year we complete an audit of all registered childcare providers in Barnet to ensure that we have up-to-date and relevant information stored on our database.
As you are aware, every year in January, the DfE require all local authorities to carry out a census of all Private, Voluntary and Independent childcare providers who deliver the free entitlement.
The Early Intervention and Prevention Team in Barnet’s Children’s Service are currently working with Hempsall Consultancies to provide an evaluation of the impact and service delivery of children’s centres.