'early years' blog posts:
4 Sep 2013
White working class boys falling behind educationally
The educational attainment gap between poor white British pupils and their better off counterparts is “startling”, according to a report by the Centre for Social Justice.
3 Sep 2013
Free childcare for two year olds doubled
Free childcare for two year olds is being doubled so that 40 per cent of families will benefit from support, according to deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.
5 Aug 2013
Government launches consultation on tax free childcare
Parents urged to give their views on government plans for tax free childcare.
7 May 2013
UK ranks 23rd in list of world’s best place to be a mother
The UK has been placed 23rd in a list of the world’s best place to be a mother with Finland topping the list as the best place, according to a report by Save the Children.
14 Mar 2013
BBC 3 documentary to look at teenage post-natal depression
On Tuesday (19th March 2013) BBC Three will screen a documentary featuring X-Factor finalist Stacey Solomon looking at post-natal depression among teenagers.
2 Jan 2013
Training in the New Year
YoungMinds is offering a number of courses on children and young people's mental health. Find out more and boost your skills in 2013.
1 May 2012
We need to wake up to the sexualisation of children and young people
Lucie Russell, Director of Campaigns, Policy and Participation at YoungMinds, warns of the dangers of children and young people being bombarded by sexualised advertisements
13 Jan 2012
Look at the report, don't just write a headline
The Children's Society recently produced a review of children's wellbeing which drew some vitriolic media coverage.