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HELLO improvement framework: best practice examples

Added 10 Aug 2017
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The Helping Early Language and Literacy Outcomes (HELLO) improvement framework is a quality improvement tool for early years settings who want to improve their communication, language and literacy provision.

263 early years settings have used the HELLO improvement framework from 2016 to 2019, and have told us about the positive changes they made to boost communication, language and literacy in the three areas that the framework focuses on:

  • partnerships with parents
  • skilled practitioners
  • enabling environments


These best practice examples will give early years practitioners and settings ideas for changes they can make. They also explain how the HELLO framework can be used to improve your nursery practice.