Professor Cathy Nutbrown is Head of the School of Education at the University of Sheffield on early years and childcare qualifications (The Nutbrown Review). A review of qualifications for nursery staff and childminders in England has by the government and carried out by Professor Cathy Nutbrown. Read Nutbrown Review: Final report maps way ahead for quality early years of the 19 recommendations made by Professor Cathy Nutbrown.
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Reports from the review of early education and childcare qualifications.
The Nutbrown report into early years qualifications
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The principal recommendations put forward by the report are as follows. We will now consider her report very carefully before responding in further detail later this year. Level 2 English and maths should xathy entry requirements for early education and childcare courses at Level 3.
We need to attract bright people to the sector so that our young children get the best possible start in life — after all, they only get one chance. Recommendation 13 The Nurbrown for Education should conduct research on the number of BME staff at different qualification levels, and engage with the sector to address any issues identified.
Recommendation 9 Tutors should be qualified to a higher level than the course they are teaching. Recommendation 14 Newly qualified practitioners starting in their first employment should have mentoring for at least the first six months.
All tutors should have regular continuing professional development and contact with early years settings. Showcasing a selection of the early years sector’s top recruiters.
The Nutbrown report into early years qualifications Printable version. Raising expectations Foundations for Quality states that as a country we need to raise our expectations of what it means to work with young children, and attract the best people into the workforce.
Level 2 English and mathematics should be entry requirements to level 3 nutvrown education and childcare courses.
Nutbrown Review: Final report maps way ahead for quality early years workforce
We need to attract bright people to the sector so that our young children get the best jutbrown start in life — after all, they only get one chance. The review is part of a range of government measures to improve early years education and childcare, particularly for disadvantaged children.
Professor Nutbrown states that she does not recommend that the Government presses forward with plans to impose a licensing system on the early years sector. Reactions to the report Reaction to the report has generally been nutbfown positive. Key recommendations The review looked at qualifications for the early education and childcare sector and considered how to promote career progression through into leadership roles.
The sector, she states, is becoming more professional in itself and the Government must support it in making its own improvements. Recommendation 3 The previously articulated plan to move to a single early years qualification should be abandoned. The final report, written by Cathy Nutbrown, Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield, has now been published and makes a series of important recommendations.
Implementing change in the early years workforce will be a challenge for government and for everyone working in and leading provision for young children.
To help us improve GOV. The evidence that disadvantaged children particularly benefit from quality early education is compelling. Cathy Nutbrown to head qualifications review Nutbrown Review: Other recommendations The Nutbrown report also recommends that: Professor Nutbrown states that: Professor Cathy Nutbrown is leading the independent review of early education and childcare qualifications for the Department for Education. A gradual move to Level 3 for early years workers counting in staff: A climate of mistrust in current early years qualifications exists, she concludes, and there is an anxiety that standards have declined in recent years.
Tutors should be qualified to a higher level than the course they are teaching. However, there cannot be compromise on quality and we must be unrelenting in our insistence on improving experiences for all babies and young children. Newly qualified practitioners starting in their first employment should have mentoring for at least the first six months.
Women becoming better qualified than men.
How this nursery provider makes staff training inspirational. Catby the qualifications bar risks cayhy out some school leavers and young people, warns CACHE chief executive Richard Dorrance, in his response to the Nutbrown review.
By Martin Hodgson Introduction In Novemberthe Government commissioned an independent review to consider how best to strengthen qualifications and career pathways in the early years and childcare sectors. Recommendation 8 Level 2 English and mathematics should be entry requirements to level 3 early education and childcare courses.
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The Department for Education should conduct research on the reviee of black, minority or ethnic BME staff at different qualification levels, and engage with the sector to address any issues identified.
Published 19 June The report, Foundations for Qualityalso calls for Level 3 qualifications to be strengthened to include more on child development and play, nutbroan on special educational needs and disability, more on inclusivity and diversity, and a focus on the birth to seven age range. Anne Longfield, Chief Executive of the charity 4Children said: This page covers Introduction The need for change Key recommendations Other recommendations Raising expectations Next steps Reactions to the report Further information.
In working towards this vision Professor Nutbrown states that a balance must be struck between supporting existing good practice and challenging the sector to ensure provision is high quality in all settings. It takes a careful and measured look at the sector, and will be invaluable in helping us to shape the future of the early years workforce.