The government is to spend up to £26m of the proceeds from a new tax on sugary drinks to open more breakfast clubs in disadvantaged areas.
Figures suggest access to free childcare is getting more difficult, with early years leaders calling for changes.
Amid rising demand for child protection services over the past decade, early help support for children and families with emerging or less severe problems has been largely left on the political, policy and funding sidelines.
The authors discuss the Signs of Safety and Wellbeing framework that has been introduced into Birmingham's early help services. This paper discusses the theoretical basis of Signs of Safety and how and why it is being used in Birmingham.
The authors discuss the findings of an evaluation of the Incredible Years (IY) programme delivered to parents of three and four year olds attending universal early years provision at risk of developing a conduct disorder.
Once the value of an innovative intervention for children and families has been recognised, the next step is to effectively implement and replicate it on a scale that can benefit even more people.
The government is struggling to fulfil its commitment to 30 hours of free...
Researchers aimed to identify potentially preventable failings along the...