Elizabeth Truss

A Cohesive Education and Childcare System for UK working parents?

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, starting pre-school, schools, Parenting, nursery, Family, Childcare, Career
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It has long been the case that education and schooling sat in one corner whilst childcare, whether pre-school for babies and toddlers or after school and holiday care, sat in another, with parents responsible for finding, organising and, crucially, paying for the latter. Such childcare was and is currently provided by a combination ...

21st Century Childcare

by ParentalChoice
in Childcare
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The Government needs to invest more in universal support for lower childcare costs rather than¬†‘skirting around the issue’ by tweaking ratios of childcare workers to children, according to leading childcare expert Yvette Oliver-Mighten. Yvette set up @Home Childcare in 2005, a flexible home childcare and training provid...

“More Great Childcare” but what’s the cost?

by ParentalChoice
in nursery, Children, Childcare
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Parental Choice attended the Policy Exchange today for the Minister of Education and Childcare, Elizabeth Truss‘ speech on “More great Childcare – raising quality and giving parents more choice.”. You can read the transcript of the speech yourself at http://www.policyexchange.org.uk/modevents/item/elizabeth-t...