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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. 

74 nurseries tested the HELLO improvement framework in 2016  and 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.