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Starting Out – Together It’s Child’s Play

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At the heart of any setting, Children’s Centre or school there should be an ethos that has great respect for parents and carers, recognising that they are their child’s first and most important educator.   Families should not feel ‘done to’, but instead should be empowered with knowledge and resources that help them in this essential role.  As an Early …

Encourage parent engagement at home – Top Tips from Setting Manager Mikki Parkes

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We recently visited Auden Place Community Nursery in North London, when writing the recently published Guide to Parent Engagement with Early Years Educator magazine.  The guide is packed with information and advice from childcare experts and includes interesting research showing that parent engagement really does lead to better outcomes for children, whatever their circumstance or background. We interviewed Auden Place’s Manager, Mikki Parkes,  who …

Downing Ventures backs NurseryBook

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We are very proud to announce that Downing Ventures, the Venture Capital firm, has invested in NurseryBook’s future. Richard Barrell, NurseryBook CEO, comments, “At NurseryBook we are passionate about giving all children the best possible start in life. We are delighted to be able to make a big step forward in achieving that aim with Downing’s backing.” Geraint Barton, NurseryBook …

The Bett Show selects NurseryBook for its “2015 Futures Cohort”

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We are delighted to have been selected by Bett as one of the top 20 SEED start-ups in its 2015 Futures Cohort. Following a global call for entries, Bett’s expert panel selected the 30 edtech start-ups with the most innovative solutions to today’s classroom challenges to become The Futures Cohort 2015. NurseryBook is one of 20 early stage start-ups which …

NurseryBook selected for Emerge Education’s EdTech Accelerator 2014

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We are delighted that NurseryBook has been selected as one of only six start-ups to be awarded a place on the Emerge Education EdTech Accelerator programme, from a pool of more than 200 applications. Emerge Education is an accelerator for education technology startups, run in partnership with Eton College, Oxford’s Said Business School and Google Campus. Read more in the …

Innovate UK awards NurseryBook a Smart Award

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We are pleased to announce that NurseryBook has been awarded a Smart Award by Innovate UK. Formerly known as the Technology Strategy Board, Innovate UK is the executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, that funds, supports and connects innovative businesses to accelerate sustainable economic growth. It is fantastic for NurseryBook’s potential to have …