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Sharpen your mind with the latest opinion, evidence and analysis, helping you make sense of the early years curriculum, research, policy and practice.

What is the future for Dance in Early Years?

Earlyarts Director, Ruth Churchill Dower talks about the future for dance in the Early Years
Despite the new primary / secondary curriculums leaving out dance, drama and other key artforms (although this is now being rethought after the uprising against this decision), there has nevertheless been a resurgence in dance in early years settings.

Being and Belonging

What it is that the artist brings that is unique to the early years setting; What is the difference between art and play; and what added value does the arts bring to a child’s development and learning experiences? Orla Kenny from Kids’ Own gives you the answers.