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.

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Breaking News & Updates

Early years sector faces a quarter of a billion funding cut in spring term

The early years and childcare sector in England is set to lose around a quarter of a billion pounds over the spring term due to the withdrawal of vital government funding, new analysis has found.

Concerns over workforce safety as new survey reveals high staff Covid rates in early years settings

A joint survey by Ceeda and the Early Years Alliance reveals high positive rates in early years staff despite low prevalence of virus in young children.

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