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What does the new Government mean by 'social mobility'?

Party conferences were an opportunity to dig beneath the headlines. What did we learn about the new 'social mobility'?

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Fair by Five: the language of learning

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Monday 17 October 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending

Describing child development in a way that is meaningful to parents, politicians and professionals.

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A massage that could change your life

Posted by Sarah Hynes /

Friday 26 August 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Baby massage and influencing government: both ways that Action for Children is helping to improve children’s development

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Success starts at home

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 25 July 2016 / Children's centres, Inequality
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What happens at home makes a big difference to child development. But some children have it better than others.

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A big job at any age: Getting young parents the support they deserve

Posted by Amy Woodworth /

Monday 11 July 2016 / Children's centres
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What all parents have in common is that they want their children have the best possible start in life.

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