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The impact of free early education for 3 year olds in England

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This note summarises the results of two related research projects. With funding from the ESRC through its Secondary Data Analysis Initiative, and the Nuffield Foundation, Jo Blanden (University of Surrey), Emilia Del Bono (University of Essex), Kirstine Hansen (Institute of Education), Sandra McNally (University of Surrey) and Birgitta Rabe (University of Essex) investigated the impact of free early education on children’s development.

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Presentation
This presentation was given at the Department for Education on 12 November 2014.
Press release
Offering free part-time pre-school education for all 3 year olds in England helped only a small number of women into work.