MITEY launches apprentices pilot in Greater Manchester


We are delighted to confirm that we will be working with Kids Planet Day Nurseries – the UK’s third largest private nursery provider – to recruit and support 12 male apprentices through Level 2 training, as part of a £328k pilot aimed at removing barriers to apprenticeships in England’s North West. Under the partnership, funded … Continue reading MITEY launches apprentices pilot in Greater Manchester

Apprentices references


1. See p29 footnote in Department for Education (March 2019), Providers’ Finances: Evidence from the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018 Research Report. Available online: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/795332/Frontier_-_SCEYP_2018_Finance_Report_v2.pdf. 2. For an accessible summary of the biology and psychology of fatherhood watch Becoming Dad: the Science of Fatherhood by Dr Anna Machin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teiMZW5w4dg. 3. Burgess, A. … Continue reading Apprentices references

MITEY2019 conference presentations


More than 140 delegates attended our #MITEY2019 conference in central London on 4 September 2019, and 98% of respondents to our evaluation said they were highly satisfied (68%) or satisfied (30%) with the day. Here are a few of their comments: Your plan and vision is brilliant. Keep pushing. It was a wonderful combination of … Continue reading MITEY2019 conference presentations

Settings must back men on nappy-changing, says DfE


The Department for Education has issued a clear statement to early years settings, that they should not give in to parents’ requests for male practitioners to be excluded from providing intimate care to their young children. Speaking at the 4th National MITEY Conference in London on 4 September, Susie Owen, Deputy Director of Early Years … Continue reading Settings must back men on nappy-changing, says DfE