Research and analysis

International early learning and child wellbeing

Information about the international early learning and child wellbeing study (IELS) in England.



IELS is a study of children’s cognitive and social-emotional development at age 5.

The study is being carried out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2018 for the first time.

The research report includes information about England’s participation in the study.

Published 8 August 2018