Latest News, Policy & Events

Coronavirus / COVID-19: get back on track

We are keeping in touch with the relevant government departments to make sure our advice for you regarding coronavirus / COVID-19 is up-to-date. Use our resources for recovery to get your nursery successfully back on track to reopening following coronavirus/COVID-19. Access our toolkit on what to do if you get a positive case in your setting, and respond to our joint study with the EPI, looking at how coronavirus has impacted the early years sector.

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NEW: virtual training

To support the childcare sector through the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic, we are hosting a range of business support webinars and live virtual classroom training with early years experts. See virtual classroom training here. New courses include: outdoor provision, autism awareness and Revised EYFS 2020. Webinar topics include: leadership and management, employment law changes for nurseries 2020, preparing for your Ofsted inspection and more.

See training here

Comprehensive Spending Review 2020

This is a crucial period for nurseries in England as the Government is looking at its spending plans for next year in the Comprehensive Spending Review  on 25 November. We have three simple asks for government; an urgent response to COVID-19, get the funding right for early years, simplify the childcare funding system. A Plan for Jobs needs a Plan for Childcare. See four things you can do right now to make a difference to the childcare sector here.

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#TestAllEarlyYearsWorkers

Can you spot the difference? Because we can't! We think that all early years providers (in England) should have the same access to testing kits whether they work in the PVI or maintained sector, do you? If so, please share #TestAllEarlyYearsWorkers with our video on social media for equal access to testing kits.

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We have remained open as usual with the team working remotely, to continue to support you. Please bear with us when calling, we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. You can also email info@ndna.org.uk, contact our legal helpline for members, and see here for media enquiries. 

Training

From October 2020 NDNA will be recommencing in house face-to-face training. If you have an enquiry or want to book/rebook training please call us on 01484 407070 ext 228. We will also continue to support you via our  Live Virtual Classroom training and webinars.

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We are now able to deliver hard copies of our publications to you. However, due to coronavirus restrictions, this may take us a little longer than usual. In the meantime, you’ll receive an electronic version of your publication on the day of your order. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Supporting nurseries across the UK & overseas

NDNA International

Welcome aboard to Sue Asquith our new NDNA International Early Years Adviser! See how we support and deliver an ambitious vision for quality education and care for young children around the world here.
 

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NDNA England

We support nurseries across England to provide high-quality, sustainable childcare. From our head office in West Yorkshire we provide day nurseries and the early years sector in England with campaigning, support, training and advice.

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NDNA Scotland

We support Scottish nurseries from our office in Edinburgh and we're a strategic partner to the Scottish Government, supporting policy development and the implementation of Early Learning and Childcare strategy.
 
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NDNA Cymru

NDNA has a committed and enthusiastic member base representing day nurseries throughout Wales. We have active member networks in local authority areas across the country. 

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