Social Mobility in the Early Years: Special Report
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Interventions to boost young children’s outcomes and narrow the attainment gap aim to improve social mobility. CYP Now’s special report looks at the latest developments, research and examples of best practice.
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Social Mobility in the Early Years: Policy context
Includes expert view from ADCS president Charlotte Ramsden
Should ‘free’ childcare be for the most disadvantaged only?
An NAO report suggests funded childcare may damage social mobility because better-off families make better use of entitlements. Three experts assess if it should only be available to disadvantaged families
Neil Leitch, chief executive of the Early Years Alliance, outlines findings from its provider survey on the pandemic’s impact and the challenges the sector faces in tackling the disadvantage gap in pre-schoolers