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Nursery care: defining quality

Posted on 25th February, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

If you want to cause an almighty tornado in the world’s biggest tea cup, start meddling with childcare, says Liz Fraser Elizabeth Truss, the minister with responsibility for childcare, found this out recently when she announced proposals to require child carers to have a minimum educational qualification of GCSE in maths and English, increasing the [...]

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Why we need to teach kids about money

Posted on 21st February, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Managing money is an essential life skill that, until now, has never been taught at school. Financial education will soon be part of the National Curriculum, but the responsibility of equipping kids for the harsh realities of economic life should be shared with parents, too, says Lianne Kolirin… Hands up if you remember Pythagoras’ theorem, [...]

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Let children take risks

Posted on 19th February, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

Children pushing boundaries and taking risks is nothing new, as Ursula Hirschkorn discovers ‘It’s not like it was in my day’ has been a familiar cry for generations as parents clash with their children over what they can and can’t do. While modern parents quake over the rise of new terrors such as sexting, cyber [...]

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School meals must not slip back into slop

Posted on 14th February, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Well Being

Jamie Oliver started it, and the Children’s Food Trust carried on his work to improve nutritional standards in schools. But the trust is set to lose its government funding – and it could be your children’s health that suffers, says Michael Donlevy Whatever you think of him, Jamie Oliver’s famous campaign against Turkey Twizzlers brought [...]

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