The early years workforce is fundamental to delivering a high quality experience for children in the early years. Yet the workforce is undervalued, underpaid and lacking opportunities to progress in terms of qualifications and careers.
We work to highlight existing challenges and campaign for solutions relating to:
- qualification progression and career structure
- representation, diversity and inclusiveness
- pay, status and conditions
Government has today published its Schools White Paper “Opportunity for all”. We welcome the fact that early years gets a few mentions: However, the “key
DfE has just published new figures on the number of new entrants to Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT). This is the route that leads to
A call for universal expertise for applications to primary school headship Transition for children from the Reception class into Year 1 in England remains fraught