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Child poverty - the facts

Regional child poverty figures released by the End Child Poverty coalition in January 2018 show that there are now constituencies where more than half of children are growing up in poverty.


Working from home Policy
Changes to Teachers' pensions 2015

Government changes to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme in 2015 mean that teachers are paying more towards their pensions, working longer and receiving a smaller pension when they retire.

Workload meeting Policy
Teacher recruitment and retention

As pupil numbers rise, the Government needs to address the crisis in recruitment and retention, in particular by offering professional levels of pay and by reducing workload.

Playing With Toys Policy
Early years education

Early Years Foundation Stage is a distinct phase of education, with specific values and approaches, not just a preparation for school.

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