In honour of the programme’s 50th anniversary and to inspire children to act on the legacy of London 2012, BBC TV’s legendary children’s programme Blue Peter is launching a new sports badge that it hopes will increase sports participation across the country. The badge ties in with a new television show starting later this month, […]... Read more.
The Department for Education has recently consulted on two new flagship qualifications, the Early Years Educator (EYE) and the Early Years Teacher (EYT) that will be required by nurseries in England from September 2014. These qualifications are designed to increase the skills of those that are working with younger children, however neither have an emphasis […]... Read more.
Are children in the UK at risk of growing up with ill health? According to a major report released by the BMA, the numbers suggest that they are. Children growing up in the UK are lagging behind other countries in terms of their health and safety, family relationships, behaviours and risks, subjective well-being and material […]... Read more.
Education was at the forefront of the Queen’s Speech last month, one that marked the penultimate session before the 2015 General Election. Addressing quality and availability of the National Curriculum, the Queen backed the government’s determination to push ahead with education reform over the next few months. Many of the changes are already in action […]... Read more.
Using the flora and fauna of the Chelsea Flower Show and National Gardening Week as inspiration, Homebase and the RHS recently conducted a survey about gardening in schools. The results show that two-thirds of British children want to learn more about gardening. Nearly half of the children asked said that they are interested in pursuing […]... Read more.