Research and analysis

Home learning: the influence of early years providers

Research into what early years settings could do to better support parents in developing their children's learning at home.


Provider influence on the home learning environment

Provider influence on the early home learning environment: executive summary

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The Department for Children, Schools and Families (now the Department for Education) commissioned this research, and the Family and Parenting Institute carried it out in partnership with the Campaign for Learning.

Early years settings offer education for children aged under 5, including nurseries and childminders.