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Ofsted says pre-school children need professionally trained teaching staff

Ofsted says pre-school children need professionally trained teaching staff

Pre-school children from poorer backgrounds need the support of professionally trained teaching staff to stop them falling behind as soon as they reach school age, according to an Ofsted report which encourages schools to take a greater role in pre-school childcare.…

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70% of mums say they never get a day off

70% of mums say they never get a day off

Seven out of 10 mums reckon they ‘never get a day off’, new research has shown.…

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Franchisee awards launched

Franchisee awards launched

The British Franchise Association (bfa) has launched the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards with two new award categories.…

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Returnship initiative launched

Returnship initiative launched

A new initiative is being launched today which aims to help professional women who have taken career breaks get back to work through internships at UK organisations.…

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'Women share work ambitions with men, but men fail to see barriers to female career progression'

'Women share work ambitions with men, but men fail to see barriers to female career progression'

Women are just as confident at work as men and share many of the same ambitions, but organisations need to tackle bullying and harassment and move to a more agile style of working if they want to create a more diverse culture, according to a large-scale study of women aged 28 to 40.…

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