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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 education and outcomes to age 4
  2. Early years provision quality
  3. Early education: potential value for money
  4. Early education use and child outcomes up to age 3
  5. Cost and funding of early education
  6. Children with SEND: meeting their needs in the early years
  7. Experiences of the early years pupil premium
  8. Good practice in early education
  9. Study of early education and development: childminder provision
  10. Study of early education and development: survey of families
  11. Study of early education and development: views of childminders
Published 23 October 2015
Last updated 10 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Early education and outcomes to age 4' research report.
  2. Added the report 'Early years provision quality'.
  3. Added links to SEED archived waves 1 and 2 data.
  4. Added the reports 'Early education: potential value for money' and 'Early education use and child outcomes up to age 3'.
  5. 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'.
  6. First published.