Research about and for the early education and childcare sector

 

Ceeda is a leading provider of independent research and intelligence for childcare providers, investors, local authorities and sector stakeholders. Working with the sector for two decades, we are trusted to deliver insight and analysis which drives action and puts evidence at the heart of decision-making.

Breaking News & Updates

Staff shortages are fuelling workplace stress and lengthening waiting lists

Persistent recruitment and retention challenges are leading to increased workplace stress and longer waiting lists.

The big divide on ‘free’ entitlements

Funded or free? Research into views on a sustainable approach to early education places finds 46% support a mix of subsidised AND free places.

Monitor quality, motivate staff and increase occupancy with live feedback 24/7.

  • Expert surveys for every stage of families journeys with you.
  • Easy to use, issued in minutes, with results that help you make positive changes, fast.
  • Confidential sector benchmarks prioritise action planning and give you the full picture.

See your settings through parents’ eyes with tailored mystery shopping.

  • Get independent feedback on how your teams and settings look to parents seeking childcare.
  • Identify specific issues which could improve conversion to registrations.
  • Target staff training to rectify issues and increase occupancy rates.

Specific research needs? Enjoy expert research consultancy and resources.

  • Bespoke research tailored to provide the insight your organisation needs.
  • Childcare sufficiency assessment, due diligence, prospect finding – we start by assessing your needs and then tailor solutions to meet them.
  • Providing strong foundations for private and public sector investment decisions.

A leading source of sector intelligence based on robust and timely research.

  • Get all the latest data on delivery costs, funding levels, capacity, occupancy, workforce issues and operating conditions.
  • Take part in the research panel to support your planning and build an evidence base to inform policy.
  • Enjoy regular sector bulletins and sector events.