Tag Archives: Early years education

Large for-profit nursery groups are becoming more common – with negative consequences for parents and the sector

Africa Studio/Shutterstock Eva Lloyd, University of East London et Antonia Simon, UCL High-quality early education and childcare can have a positive impact on children’s wellbeing and life chances. The ability to combine work and care can benefit the whole family. But, for many parents, childcare costs are a significant drain on household income, and COVID-19 made childcare problems for families …

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Large for-profit nursery groups are becoming more common – with negative consequences for parents and the sector

Africa Studio/Shutterstock Eva Lloyd, University of East London and Antonia Simon, UCL High-quality early education and childcare can have a positive impact on children’s wellbeing and life chances. The ability to combine work and care can benefit the whole family. But, for many parents, childcare costs are a significant drain on household income, and COVID-19 made childcare problems for families …

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Large for-profit nursery groups are becoming more common – with negative consequences for parents and the sector

Africa Studio/Shutterstock Eva Lloyd, University of East London and Antonia Simon, UCL High-quality early education and childcare can have a positive impact on children’s wellbeing and life chances. The ability to combine work and care can benefit the whole family. But, for many parents, childcare costs are a significant drain on household income, and COVID-19 made childcare problems for families …

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Why early-years education must be prioritised in pandemic recovery plans

Xanthe Whittaker, University of Leeds; Jennifer Tomlinson, University of Leeds, and Kate Hardy, University of Leeds Nursery workers, childminders and nannies have been working hard throughout the pandemic. This work is, in part, what has allowed key workers to keep working. This has been crucial not only for parents and their employers, but also for the children themselves, especially those …

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