Latest News, Policy & Events


Discounted nursery recruitment services

NDNA is now working in partnership with early years recruitment agency Bambini Recruitment to off members in England exclusive discounted flat fee rates to support the sector in finding quality nursery staff.

10% discount on Quality Counts

Raise outcomes for your nursery children and be well-prepared for your next inspection with Quality Counts, our quality improvement scheme for nurseries. Get 10% off until the end of November with code QC2019 at the checkout too!

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NDNA shortlisted for award

NDNA has been shortlisted as a finalist in the best membership initiative by an association category at the 2019 Association Excellence Awards. We have been recognised for our work supporting members with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. 
 
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NDNA Cymru Workforce Survey results

Our latest NDNA Workforce Survey for Wales shows private and voluntary nursery employers are struggling to recruit Level 3 staff – who are the people most likely to leave their jobs.

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Level 3
training


The key to child development and learning is play, so we've developed a series of Level 3 training courses endorsed by CACHE to support you.

Blog: Effective
DSLs

See our top 10 tips on becoming an effective and confident Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) at your nursery, with our latest blog post from Rachel Benchekroun, NDNA Associate Trainer.

Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQs)

Find out all you need to know about nurseries in our FAQs, collated from questions we get asked by our members and their parents, and updated regularly. For safeguarding concerns, please call 01484 407070 without delay. 

Supporting nurseries across the UK & overseas

NDNA International

Tanishq Sheikh, Early Years Trainer, supports nurseries outside of the UK. in this interview Tanishq speaks to our NDNA International Early Years Adviser, about the childcare sector in India. 
 

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NDNA England

The Department for Education is consulting on an increase to the Ofsted fee which has remained unchanged for almost ten years. Find out more about the consultation and how you can have your say here.  

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NDNA Scotland

Nurseries in Scotland can now apply for Millie’s Mark, the gold standard in paediatric first aid for childcare. The scheme has been very successful across England since it was launched in September 2016.

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NDNA Cymru

The Welsh Government has announced a £1.2 million small grants scheme. The scheme was included in the £7.7 million made available by the Welsh Government to support the delivery of the Childcare Offer.

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