Posts Tagged Elizabeth Truss

Dear Colleagues, it’s time we finally took control.

Our Minister has done us a favour, although she may not have realised it. She has thrown down the gauntlet by challenging the sector, so now we need to take control of our own destiny. Her ill-informed and contradictory facts beg us to tell our story, so every individual – especially parents – is left […]

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A visit from our Minister

This week LEYF hosted a visit for our Minister Elizabeth Truss MP.  We were pleased to welcome her and ensured she spent time in the Baby Room with 14 under 2s and 5 members of staff!  As expected, the children were all complete angels, behaving like well-briefed civil servants; chuckling, smiling and engaging the Minister and her […]

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Can President Obama supply the Haribo needed to bang out an Early Years investment proposition?

UK politicians and policy makers oscillate between venerating Europe and the US. We all now know of our Minister Elizabeth Truss‘ current fascination with early years education in France and Denmark, an attraction that perplexes many in both countries. From my recent trip to Paris, these individuals have confirmed that such a fascination is undeserved. […]

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