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Study of early education and development (SEED)

Research about the current childcare and early education model in England.

The study of early education and development (SEED) evaluates the:

  • effect of early education on children’s outcomes
  • quality of provision
  • value for money of providing funded early years education to 2 year olds from lower income families

Data from the first 2 waves of the survey is available from the UK Data Service:

Documents

  1. Early years provision quality

    • Research and analysis
  2. Early education: potential value for money

    • Research and analysis
  3. Early education use and child outcomes up to age 3

    • Research and analysis
  4. Cost and funding of early education

    • Research and analysis
  5. Children with SEND: meeting their needs in the early years

    • Research and analysis
  6. Experiences of the early years pupil premium

    • Research and analysis
  7. Good practice in early education

    • Research and analysis
  8. Study of early education and development: childminder provision

    • Research and analysis
  9. Study of early education and development: survey of families

    • Research and analysis
  10. Study of early education and development: views of childminders

    • Research and analysis
Published 23 October 2015
Last updated 7 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added the report 'Early years provision quality'.
  2. Added links to SEED archived waves 1 and 2 data.
  3. Added the reports 'Early education: potential value for money' and 'Early education use and child outcomes up to age 3'.
  4. Added the reports 'cost and funding of early education', 'Experiences of the early years pupil premium', Good practice in early education' and 'Early years: meeting the needs of children with SEND'.
  5. First published.