Childcare update - June 2023
An update on everything new within the Childcare and Early Years sector.
The DfE are seeking views on proposed changes to requirements in the early years foundation stage (EYFS).
Why your views matter:
The EYFS framework sets the standards early years providers must meet to ensure that children:
- develop well
- are kept healthy and safe
The DfE are proposing changes to the EYFS framework to make it more practical for different types of EYFS providers. The aims are to:
- offer providers more flexibility
- reduce known burdens
- enable practitioners to provide high-quality early education
- make it easier for practitioners to join the workforce and progress their careers
Give your views in their online survey here: Early years foundation stage (EYFS): regulatory changes
- Closes 26 Jul 2023
- Opened 31 May 2023