EYPs really do make a difference

Wed, Jan 26th, 2011
The first national survey on the role and impact of graduate leaders in the early years sector reveals benefits to practitioners, settings and children has been completed by Wolverhampton University for the Children's Workforce Development Council, as part of a three-year longitudinal study. Read More

Quality of provision in the early years remains strong

Mon, Jan 17th, 2011
Providers continue to respond well to the requirements of the EYFS states The Annual Report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills 2009/10, which is now available from the Ofsted website. Read More

Vetting and barring scheme to be put on hold.

Tue, Jun 15th, 2010
The vetting scheme for nine million people working with children and vulnerable adults in England, Wales and Northern Ireland has been deemed "draconian". Read More

The DCSF launches Support for All: The Families and Relationships Green Paper

Wed, Feb 3rd, 2010
Support for All sets out a broad cross-Government strategy on supporting families and relationships. Evidence shows that parental involvement in their children's education has a significant positive effect on educational achievement, not just early on in life, but also into adolescence and adulthood. Read More

CWDC and University of Wolverhampton launch EYP research project

Thu, Jan 14th, 2010
EYPs are being asked to take part in an online survey, ending on February 19th 2010, which is collecting data on the impact EYPs are having on the quality of early years settings. Read More

CWDC Invite You to Take Part in Developing the Common Core

Tue, Nov 24th, 2009
CWDC state "The common core is working well, but we want to make it even better. A refreshed version will be published in March 2010 and you can help shape it by taking part in the common core consultation." Read More

Accrediting CPD for EYPs

Sun, Aug 30th, 2009
The University of Northampton has developed an innovative CPD programme for EYPs leading to the award of Graduate Certificate in Continuing Professional Development in Early Years. Modules address the needs of those charged with leading and supporting the practice of others in Early Years Settings and Services. Read More

Vetting and Barring System from the Independent Safeguarding Authority begins its roll out in October 2009

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2009
Set up as a result of the Bichard Inquiry, the ISA's role within the Vetting and Barring System is to help prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults. Read More

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