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Filtered by author: Dan Breslin

What difference will the first years make to a children’s life? All the difference in the world.

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Tuesday 15 December 2015 / Early intervention
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The earliest experiences shape a baby’s brain development which makes the first 1001 days crucial.

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Focusing on the foundation years

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Friday 28 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Giving children the best start in life has to be the priority for local authorities when it comes to children’s centres.

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There is more to data sharing than just numbers

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Tuesday 04 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Data sharing gives centres the means to contact and engage with families.

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It is time to look Beyond the Building for children’s centres

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Wednesday 29 July 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending
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Children’s centres are a crucial part of local support to children and families. We want to keep it this way.

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There is more to poverty than income. But it still counts.

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Monday 06 July 2015 / Inequality, Cost of living
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As the government reconsiders child poverty measures we need to think about income as well as other drivers.

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