The starting age for formal education will be raised if the Green Party forms the next government, with all children receiving free childcare before they start school.
Social workers are among the most important people in the lives of vulnerable children, so a number of initiatives are aimed at re-energising a profession dogged by high caseloads and recruitment difficulties.
Lack of funding for 30-hour free childcare is prompting leaders to question if scheme is deliverable.
Academic whose research underpins new government drive to resolve parental conflict explains how policy can help councils develop support programmes that mitigate the damage it causes to children's wellbeing.
Ofsted inspections of school-based early years provision reveals a picture of quality services delivered by highly qualified staff, skilled in helping to prepare children for their transition to primary school.
Neil Puffett meets Rosie Ferguson, chief executive of charity Gingerbread.
The government is struggling to fulfil its commitment to 30 hours of free...
This research report aims to address questions about the cost and funding...