Since the government’s policy document More Great Childcare was released the proposed changes have caused a great deal of debate in the Early Years sector. One of the biggest areas of debate is over adult to child childcare ratios.
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Despite extensive media coverage of the government’s proposed changes to early years education and childcare, many practitioners are unaware of the major implications. Linda Thornton and Pat Brunton give an overview of the plans