Characteristics of Effective Learning (CoEL) is commonly used alongside the EYFS framework and supports practitioners in planning and guiding children’s activities based on the different ways that children learn.
It has been well documented that the childcare sector is currently experiencing significant difficulties attracting and retaining quality staff. This article looks at one of the most effective means of achieving this, dedicated nursery job boards.
The Early Years sector has long been facing a recruitment crisis, with a chronic shortage of qualified and experienced staff. It also makes retaining and developing current staff even more important to the success of a setting. In this blog post, we explore how focusing on staff retention can help address the Early Years recruitment crisis.
You’ve invested a lot of time, energy, and money in selecting the right Nursery Software for your setting. Making sure that your team can use its full capabilities is essential to getting the maximum value from the software you’ve picked. Implementing a Software Adoption Strategy could be the key to making sure your team feel comfortable using your new software.
Assessing how children are getting on is part and parcel of working in an early years setting. It is inescapable too when watching little ones! Every new step or new word or new discovery is potentially notable.
Childcare settings are crucial environments where young minds are nurtured, developed, and encouraged to explore the world around them. These formative years play a significant role in shaping a child's growth and future. To ensure the best possible outcomes for the children under their care, childcare providers should emphasise the importance of planning and observing.
The Early Years recruitment crisis is a serious issue that has been affecting the quality and availability of care for children in nurseries and preschools nationwide. Let's take a look at what effect it has had on nursery staff and how you can ease the stress of recruitment.
Since the government's spring budget in March, the announcement regarding funded hours for children has become a hugely discussed topic in the Early Years sector. The funded hours scheme is being expanded to provide working parents of all children over the age of nine months with 30 hours of funded childcare for 38 weeks of the year.
At eyworks, we are always looking for ways to be involved in the Early Years sector and connect our amazing staff and customers. This year we have started a series of exclusive webinars for our customers to attend, which we are calling eymeets!
Understanding the World, one of the four specific areas of learning in the EYFS framework, is designed to provide guidance and opportunities for children to make sense of their physical world and their community.