Childcare Policy. Has it had any impact? ISER podcast
Value of Informal Care ONS 2010, released February 2013 The value of informal childcare in 2010 was £343 billion. This is equivalent to 23 percent of GDP This study reports on the measurement of informal childcare by households which is outside the scope of National Accounts and therefore Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Formal childcare per […]
Educational and developmental outcomes at age 16 DfE study – September 2014 EPPSE It says in the conclusion that all children are influenced the most between 3 and 16 by their families. Exactly what we’ve been saying for years!
Study shows how ‘good mothering’ hardwires infant brain Research from July 21st edition of Current Biology
Canada’s Universal Childcare Hurt Children and Families http://www.nber.org/papers/w11832 Click on link above
Does pre-k work? It depends how picky you are. article by Grover Whitehurst in the U.S. Click on link above. Extract: ‘It would be easy for someone without the training to carefully evaluate these studies or someone with a strong motive to advocate for the expansion of publicly funded pre-k to summarize this research by […]
Baby Bonds – reviews international studies of attachment This report from Sutton Trust reviews international studies of attachment. Click on link above. March 2014
Careers and Carers: childcare and maternal labour supply A report from The Resolution Foundation and Mumsnet It reveals that amongst mothers not working the vast majority (around two thirds) want to remain at home raising their children. Although this study is focussed on finding solutions to paid work the concluding chapter starts […]