Nicola Mulliner is Head of Early Years and is responsible for leading and managing the Childcare and Early Years Service (CEYS). The team have responsibility for regulating and registering childcare providers, supporting high quality practice in the early years foundation stage across schools and early years settings and for supporting families and settings with children … Read more National Nursery Practitioner Day: Building the Foundation for Success
Today, we celebrate European Day of Languages. This day was founded by the Council of Europe on 26 September 2001 to promote awareness of the importance of language learning and protecting linguistic heritage. As Languages Adviser for Jersey Education, I support schools to promote a range of languages. Research already demonstrates the linguistic, cognitive and … Read more Celebrating and supporting languages in Jersey
During the first year of Government, there has been an enormous amount of work undertaken to support Jersey’s economy across every sector. This list shows some of things that have happened so far: For all sectors Arts Digital Financial Services Maritime Rural Sport Visitor
Are you an artist who speaks French? Find out about a residency programme that could enable you to work with French students in St Malo.
The Guernsey 2023 NatWest International Island Games XIX was a week when sport took over the front pages, as well as the back. Throughout the week, triumphs and disappointments were reported at pace. But off the pitches, courts, and tracks, there was work going on behind the scenes which didn’t make the papers. For Jersey, … Read more The Island Games: More than just sport performances
Today the Government has published an updated funding formula for 2023, which outlines how the education budget has been allocated to schools in the financial year 2023. What is the school funding formula? The funding formula is an operational document – it sets out the budgets for the different areas that schools need to fund. … Read more Updating the School Funding Formula
Vice-chair of the States Employment Board, Andy Jehan, explains the facts behind the teachers’ dispute and why their 15.4% pay demand is unreasonable.
Here, Minister for Children and Education, Deputy Inna Gardiner, responds to a letter from the Acting Children’s Commissioner, following publication of reports earlier this week by the the Jersey Care Commission. The reports related to children being placed in emergency, temporary accommodation that was not registered with the Jersey Care Commission. The full text of … Read more Minister for Children and Education responds to Acting Children’s Commissioner
The Jèrriais Language Strategy 2022-25 was launched a year ago and in this article Ben Spink, Head of the Jèrriais Teaching Service, looks back at some of the highlights in a year where the number of Jèrriais learners grew to over 1000, compared to just over 150 in the academic year 2020-2021.
The evidence suggests that the first 1000 days of a child’s life – from conception to age two – is a time when their brain, body, and immune system develop significantly; this is a critical window that can impact significantly on a child’s life chances. We know the restrictions put in place during COVID-19 limited … Read more Supporting early learning through the 50 things app