In Depth

Brexit effect on vulnerable children and families begins to unravel

Meeting of charity leaders to discuss the impact of Brexit on vulnerable children and families warns that the UK leaving the European Union could put children's rights, safeguarding and economic welfare at risk.

Trailblazing training standards

Lead for new group developing early years standards shares plans as it bids to debunk "hair or care" ethos.

Lessons from serious case reviews: Disguised compliance

The NSPCC has analysed evidence from serious case reviews to identify learning. This issue we look at risk factors and learning for improved practice around families and disguised compliance.

Improving readiness for school

London mayor plan boosts links between school and early years so children are prepared for learning.

Delivering the workforce strategy

Government's early years workforce strategy proposes raft of measures to tackle recruitment crisis.