Professor Cathy Nutbrown is Head of the School of Education at the University of Sheffield on early years and childcare qualifications (The Nutbrown Review). A review of qualifications for nursery staff and childminders in England has by the government and carried out by Professor Cathy Nutbrown. Read Nutbrown Review: Final report maps way ahead for quality early years of the 19 recommendations made by Professor Cathy Nutbrown.

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The final report, Foundations for Qualitymakes 19 key recommendations. Colleges and training providers should allow sufficient time for this.

Further information Foundations for Quality can be downloaded from the Department for Education. Call to learn more. Features Amazed and dazzled or dazed and raddled?


Colleges and training providers should allow sufficient time for this. A suite of online induction and training modules should be brought together by the Government, that can be accessed by everyone working in early education and childcare. A climate of mistrust in current early years qualifications exists, she concludes, and there is an anxiety that standards have declined in recent years. Level 2 English and maths to be entry requirements for early education and childcare courses at Level revieww.

Professor Cathy Nutbrown is leading the independent review of early education and childcare qualifications for the Department for Education. It will help us if you say what assistive technology revoew use.

Reports from the review of early education and childcare qualifications. Professor Cathy Nutbrown asked Nursery World readers to send in their questions about the future of early years qualifications catby feed into her review. Published 19 June The professor makes the case for improving qualifications and skills caty the sector by stating that investing in good quality childcare pays dividends for children later on.


We need to attract bright people to the sector so that our rwview children get the best possible start in life — after all, they only get one chance. Professor Nutbrown considers that better qualifications and more qualified practitioners are key to high-quality early years provision and her key recommendation is that all staff should hold a relevant Level 3 qualification before being considered qualified to work in an early years setting.

It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Explore the topic Further and higher education, skills and vocational training. Undoubtedly, extra resources and investment will be required to see the recommendations implemented and it is now for the Government to decide whether the proposals will be implemented and how reiew will be done.

Implementing change in the early years workforce will be a challenge for government and for everyone working in and leading provision for young children. New competency framework for general practice nurses.

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No more marzipan modelling. In Novemberthe Government commissioned an independent review to consider how best to strengthen qualifications and career pathways in the early years and childcare sectors. Raising the qualifications bar risks locking out some school leavers and young people, warns CACHE chief executive Richard Dorrance, in his response rfview the Nutbrown review. Tutors of early years courses are hugely influential in shaping the early years workforce, Professor Nutbrown points out, and so they too need to be high-quality professionals.

The review looked at qualifications for the early education and childcare sector and considered how to nutbroown career progression through into leadership roles.

Professor Nutbrown states that in her view, the role of government is to ensure the necessary standards are being met, but she also states that the sector must play a role in determining how these standards can be achieved as it strives for excellence. News Top names strengthen T Level panels.


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However, there catjy be compromise on quality and we must be unrelenting in our insistence on improving experiences for all babies and young children. Staff need to really understand child development, the importance of play, and have good English and maths skills, she points out, and must have the necessary skills, qualifications and experience to provide the very best for children.

It states that early years work should be seen as a career with clear roles linked to qualifications, and clear routes for capable people to progress to more senior roles. Your chance to influence T Levels.

Other recommendations The Nutbrown report also recommends that: Why not sign up to our free weekly newsletter? Karen Faux finds out why opinion is so divided and what I recommend that Government considers the best way to maintain and increase graduate pedagogical leadership in all early years settings.

The report states that some current qualifications lack rigour and depth, and quality is not consistent.

How this nursery provider makes staff training inspirational. Skip to main content. Regarding the pace of change Professor Nutbrown states that in her opinion there is an urgency for change.