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This overview report provides an assessment of social policy developments under the three Conservative Governments that were in power between May 2015 and the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. The report provid...Read more...
22 February 2021
Tammy Campbell, Ludovica Gambaro and Kitty Stewart
There are long-standing disparities in child development between children
from different backgrounds. Progress in narrowing gaps is slow and
differences remain wide, especially by household income. This Nuffield
7 June 2019
The Government's strategy for improving social mobility emphasised the importance of early childhood. Against a backdrop of tightening austerity, what happened in practice to children's services, family incomes and early...Read more...
26 January 2015
Worldwide, non-maternal child care during the first years of life has gradually become more prevalent. However, there is little evidence for Chile about the benefit of early attendance at centre-based care—especially uni...Read more...
12 December 2014
When Labour came to power in 1997 it made commitments to reduce poverty and improve children’s health, education and wider life chances. Early childhood was considered central to the strategy, and considerable resources ...Read more...
12 November 2013
When Labour came to power in 1997 it made commitments to reduce poverty and improve children’s health, education and wider life chances. How far did it act on these commitments, at what cost, and with what impact?...Read more...
1 July 2013
Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart and Jane Waldfogel
This paper examines how the quality of formal early childhood education and care is associated with children’s background. By using different indicators of quality, the research also explored how the relationship varies ...Read more...
1 March 2013