Two-year-olds should be playing, not in school

Two-year-olds should be playing, not in school PAM JARVIS, SENIOR LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES AT LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY for The Conversation In order to make young children “school ready”, the English government is now encouragingparents to place their children in school nurseries shortly after their second birthday. But there is evidence to suggest that thisRead moreRead more

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The government is expanding its growth investment programme

The government is expanding its growth investment programme The government has announced plans to expand the Growth Deals programme with an extra £1 billion of investment in local economies The Growth Deals programme combines all the funding provided by the government to England’s 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) – including allowances for infrastructure, housing andRead moreRead more