This research is part of the longitudinal study of early education and development (SEED).
The report addresses 3 main objectives:
- to study the associations between the amount of differing types of early childhood education and care (ECEC) that children receive aged 2 to 4 years and child development at age 4
- to investigate the relevance of the home environment and the quality of the parent to child relationship on child development at age 4
- to study the associations between the quality of the ECEC settings that children have attended and child development at age 4