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Findings from Policy Exchange report Quality Childcare calling for the extension of Teach First to early years education are covered in an article by daynurseries.co.uk, following the Department of Education's announcement that it is set to introduce Teach First to under-fives education from this September.
Nursery World covers the government's announcement that Teach First will be extended to early years education from September 2013, a recommendation Policy Exchange set out in our childcare report Quality Childcare.
Children & Young People Now report that the government has announced that the teacher training charity Teach First will be opened up to early years education from September 2013, a recommendation Policy Exchange made in our January report Quality Childcare.
Comments by Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw from his recent speech at Policy Exchange proposing paying school governors to drive up standards are cited by The Evening Standard.
The Guardian cites comments by Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw from his recent speech at Policy Exchange setting out the benefits of introducing pay for school governors, a recommendation first put forward in Policy Exchange report Competition Meets Collaboration.
The Daily Telegraph covers comments by Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw prior to his speech at Policy Exchange at which he is expected to call for school governors to be paid.
Sean Worth, Head of Policy Exchange's Public Services Project, is quoted in The Evening Standard in an article examining why demand to open free schools is three times higher in London than in other parts of the country. Sean said the government should implement reforms to increase the take-up of free schools outside of London.
Sean Worth, Head of Policy Exchange's Better Services Project, is quoted in The Financial Times saying the government needs to implement reforms to increase the take-up of free schools outside of London. Sean said ministers should consider introducing School Enterprise Zones in very deprived areas by bringing in extra help to set up new schools, including from the private sector.
Sky News covers comments by Elizabeth Truss MP prior to her speech at Policy Exchange on ways to improve early years childcare. The Minister is expected to draw on examples from other countries and call for better-quality childcare, including higher qualified carers.
The Daily Express covers comments by Elizabeth Truss MP prior to her childcare speech at Policy Exchange at which she is expected to call for better qualified early years teachers.