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Should nursery staff have Grade C GCSEs?

April 25th, 2016

Episode 933 of 1340 episodes

The requirement for new nursery staff in England to have at least grade C GCSE passes in English and Maths will lead to "catastrophic" staff shortages and should be scrapped, campaigners say. Chief executive of the London Early Years Foundation June O’Sullivan discussed the effect the rules will have and whether or not they are relevant.

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