Voice comments on latest Ofsted childcare statistics

Comment on Ofsted's 'Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2017'

Commenting on the latest Ofsted early years and childcare statistics, Deborah Lawson, General Secretary of Voice: the union for education professionals, said:

"Early years settings face many challenges, including funding and a recruitment and retention crisis. Some have even been forced to close.

“That more than 9 in 10 settings have achieved ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ ratings in the face of those challenges is evidence of  the hard work, professionalism and dedication of childcare professionals across the country.”

Further information

Ofsted: Childcare providers and inspections as at 31 December 2017

 

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