Week 19 - Policy & Practice & Learning Journal (NUTBROWN REVIEW…
Week 19 - Policy & Practice & Learning Journal
‘early childhood education and care’ (ECEC)
Early years is 0-5 in England
Wales until 7, NI - 4 Scotland 0-3
is it purely childcare or beneficial for the child?
is it about welfare and happiness of the child? or preparation for education?
raising children out of poverty?
'sure start'- free provision for all 3-4 year old and disadvantaged 2 yr olds
Labour '97- 2010
TMA01 & TMA02 bolstered this further
show & moving all at once stressful =impacting negatively on learning- however back on track as a conscientious geek who tries to keep clam and on top of things
Chapter 3 of the Tickell Review, The Early Years: Foundations for Life, Health and Learning (Tickell, 2011); the chapter title is ‘Equipped for life, ready for school’.
Tickle review influenced the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (DfE, 2012
3.2 'school un-readiness' is a good way of looking at it!
governments influence has increased loads over last 20years
academic achievement does not always occur when allowing kids to chose - Ben chooses geeky things others will do inane crap. = flaw in 2 yr old free places!!!
qualifications not high enough.
number with level 3 needs to go to 70% by 2022 (50% level 2 2012)
qualifications not in depth enough to prepare for job requirements
must have maths & english level 2
offer QTS to graduates
not advocating having to have a licence
recommendactions weren't really taken on board..
but did feed into a policy text entitled
forward by MP Elizabeth Truss= childcare expensive & not enough availability
More Great Childcare (DfE, 2013)
aiming to be more comparable to other European countries so more flexibility of numbers and better quality teachers
ratios of adult:child in nurseries
ratio of adult:child for childminders
level of qualifications of practitioners higher abroad