GOV.UK – Pedagogy in early childhood education and care (ECEC): an international comparative study of approaches and policies.
TES News – A new Ofsted report has cast fresh doubts on the wisdom of the government’s controversial new “baseline” assessments for four-year-olds. GOV.UK – The report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector […]
GOV.UK – Early years foundation stage profile: revised exemplification materials.
BBC News Education – One of the Welsh government’s flagship education policies still “varies considerably” between schools three years after it was introduced.
Ofsted – Early Years Annual Report 2012/13.
GOV.UK – Government response to consultation on primary school assessment and accountability. BBC News Education – Primary school tests to be toughened, says minister. The Telegraph – Four-year-olds to be […]
GOV.UK – materials for practitioners assessing children’s development at the end of the early years foundation stage (EYFS).
The Telegraph – Rising numbers of children are starting full-time education without basic social skills because of an overemphasis on the three-Rs at nursery, childcare experts warned today.
The Telegraph – The Government should stop intervening in early education. Earlier starts to formal learning can affect the health and well-being of young children. The Telegraph – Formal schooling […]
BBC News Education – Children from the poorest homes risk becoming an “educational underclass”, starting school in nappies and behaving like toddlers, says research from the Centre for Social Justice. […]
Gov.UK – Research report March 2013.
DfE publications – Better communication research project: Language and Literacy Attainment of Pupils during Early Years and through KS2: Does teacher assessment at five provide a valid measure of children’s […]
See also EYFS Profile – England page and Early Years page. EYFS Profile Pilot GOV.UK – Early years (under 5s) foundation stage framework (EYFS) – from 3 April 2017. Foundation Years – Early years […]
DfE – Tickell EYFS Review. DfE EYFS Review – The Early Years: Foundations for life, health and learning, an independent report on the early years foundation stage. DfE EYFS Review […]
Foundation Years – A site to support professionals working with children and families in the foundation years. GOV.UK – Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) The National Archives – The National Strategies: […]