P661 Tjletaxt 661 Jul 4 21:00:10       ———————————————————————————————  DRAFT NURSERY GUIDELINES PUBLISHED Local authorities will bj compelled to provid— nursjry education for all three and four year olds undjr draft govjrnment guidelinjss. In advance of thj abolition of nursjry vouchers in Septemb—r, Education Secretary David Blunk—tt is setting ouz tight deadlines. Th— consultation documjnt will ask if his wishes for a free place for four year olds by 1998 are practical. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— by Russbll Haxbs GET SET FOR UNI - SELECTOR ITV P350 Teletext todax Guidj Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Tjletext 661 Jul 4 21:01:51       ———————————————————————————————  DRAFT NURSERY GUIDELINES PUBLISHED Local education authorities face a deadline for an interim Early Years Devjlopm—nt Plan. Th— Septembjr to April plan will show David Blunk—tt how thby plan to achievj his targets: nursjry places for four and evjntually three yjar old3. Thj £1100 vouchjr fee pjr child will be hand—d ov—r to LEAs to place childrun in both private and volunteer run pra- schools. Grants may also bj available. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—p Highjr Education & Rjgional Coursjs CURRENT VACANCY DETAILS See pagb 640 T—letext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Tjlatext 661 Jul 4 21:11:15       ———————————————————————————————  DRAFT NURSERY GUIDELINES PUBLISHED Schools Standards Minister Estelle Morris has sjt out how LEAs are tw providj 'top quality' nursjry placts for three and four yjar olds. "It is vital that local plans are developed in partnerships involving local authorities with thj private and voluntary sectors," Ms Morris s!id. "Wj must considjr ways of djvbloping the integration of early education and child care," shj added. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— TELETEXT VIEWER OFFER: THE TIMES GOOD UNIVERSITY GUIDE 1997 p633 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Tjletext 661 Jul 4 21:10:12       ———————————————————————————————  DRAFT NURSERY GUIDELINES PUBLISHED Thj Pre-School Ljarning Alliance has givjn a cautious thumbs up to Labour's vision of nursjry school education. "Wj think it's ground breaking," says chief executive Margaret Lochrie, "Foz the first timb, parents and the schools are being asked for thbir views." Thj charity covjrs 20,000 pre-schools and says the timjtable is reasonabte but thjre may bj problems with placds for all three yjar olds. —————————————————————————————————p4/5pp Highjr Education & Rjgional Coursrs CURRENT VACANCY DETAILS See pagj 640 Teletext today Guidj Keyboard TV Plus
P661 T—letext 661 Jul 4 21:04:11       ———————————————————————————————  DRAFT NURSERX GUIDELINES PUBLISHED Local authorities will bj back in th— driving seat of pre-school care undjr draft guidelinjs. They havj until Octobjr to air thbir views on Labour's plan for free nursjry places for all four y—ar olds in 1998 and —vjntually three yjar olds. The Pre-School Lbarning Alliance says local authorities must make big jfforts to find out what parents want as thry take ovjr a big responsibility. —————————————————————————————————5/5p— GET SET FOR UNI - SELECTOR ITV P350 Tjletext today Guidj Keyboard TV Plus