Research about and for the early education and childcare sector

 

Ceeda is a leading provider of independent research and intelligence for childcare providers, investors, local authorities and sector stakeholders. Working with the sector for two decades, we are trusted to deliver insight and analysis which drives action and puts evidence at the heart of decision-making.

Breaking News & Updates

Share your early years story

Early years staff and volunteers are invited to share their experience of the pandemic in a new study launched today

Early years in lockdown 11 May to 15 May

37% of day nurseries and 52% of childminders are open for vulnerable children and children of key workers

Early years in lockdown - 20 to 24 April

The first numbers are in from the Covid-19 data portal, showing the vital role settings are delivering for families.

Monitor quality, motivate staff and increase occupancy with live feedback 24/7.

  • Expert surveys for every stage of families journeys with you.
  • Easy to use, issued in minutes, with results that help you make positive changes, fast.
  • Confidential sector benchmarks prioritise action planning and give you the full picture.

See your settings through parents’ eyes with tailored mystery shopping.

  • Get independent feedback on how your teams and settings look to parents seeking childcare.
  • Identify specific issues which could improve conversion to registrations.
  • Target staff training to rectify issues and increase occupancy rates.

Specific research needs? Enjoy expert research consultancy and resources.

  • Bespoke research tailored to provide the insight your organisation needs.
  • Childcare sufficiency assessment, due diligence, prospect finding – we start by assessing your needs and then tailor solutions to meet them.
  • Providing strong foundations for private and public sector investment decisions.

A leading source of sector intelligence based on robust and timely research.

  • Get all the latest data on delivery costs, funding levels, capacity, occupancy, workforce issues and operating conditions.
  • Take part in the research panel to support your planning and build an evidence base to inform policy.
  • Enjoy regular sector bulletins and sector events.