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The Future of Childcare

Childcare + technology = success says Microsoft, and with 79% of all families with children aged 0-14 using some form of childcare, according to the Childcare and Early Years Survey of Parents 2014 to 2015, most children will encounter it at some point in their young lives. With the government promising 30 free hours of childcare[…]

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Improve Relationships Between Parents and Carers in a Childcare Setting

The success of a childcare business depends on many factors, but good communication is vital to establish strong relationships with parents and give them confidence in the service you provide. Plus, the more involved parents are with their child’s learning and development, the better the child will progress. ‘Children’s learning is helped when they feel[…]

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Navigating the Gender Gap: How to interest more girls in STEM subjects

As parents, carers and educators, we hope our children will achieve greatness and end up doing something they love. In reality, society and culture have a huge influence on who our children are and what they aspire to be. As children get older, there’s increasing pressure to conform to the idea there are certain things[…]

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Help your child thrive through entrepreneurship

Pumpic.com, a company providing parental control and monitoring apps, have published an interesting Infografic explaining why we should teach our kids entrepreneurial skills. We have shared below a number of interesting articles covering the subject and explaining the benefits of teaching young children entrepreneurial skills and explaining them how to solve encountered difficulties and issues rather[…]

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Coding + fun = entertained and educated children

We have all been subject to our children’s endless questions – the hows, the whys, the ifs and the buts. And as technology evolves, so too does our children’s inquisitiveness. “How does that game console work?”; “How does the computer know where you’re going on holiday?”; “How do robots work?” These often amusing questions reveal[…]

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5 most common New Year’s resolutions and how to actually achieve them

When we asked around the office which New Year’s resolutions people had, most of them fell into the same categories. Some wanted to relax more, some wanted to hike more, and some were determined to join the gym and get rid of the December-treats build-up (sure it’s only from December?  ) that’s why we decided to[…]

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Where to get information every childcare provider needs to know

Are you setting up a school or holiday club or already running one? Whether you are a newbie or an experienced professional, our partners’ resourceful information covers various topics such as Ofsted registration, staff supervision, legislation and latest childcare development. Visit their websites and follow them to get all childcare related questions answered. They also have activities[…]