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Early years staff love their work, but it can be emotionally demanding & stressful. Our latest early years resource shows that staff wellbeing needs to lie at the heart of nursery settings.  The resource identifies four key areas that could make a difference to the wellbeing of nursery and preschool staff:

  1. Supporting each other
  2. Supportive management
  3. The physical environment
  4. Outside support

The resource was informed from the findings of a survey of 1,458 staff working in nurseries and preschool settings across England and was produced in partnership with a number of local authorities including Bury Council, Norfolk County Council, Salford City Council, Tameside Borough Council, and the London Borough of Hackney, along with the National Day Nurseries Association. 

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Senior Mental Health Lead training: New dates live

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DfE grant funding is available to cover the cost of our Senior Mental Health Lead training.

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