‘Considerably more’ ethnic minority and disadvantaged children missed out on early learning due to Covid

Katy Morton
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

New research shows that attendance in early years settings was ‘lower than expected’ in areas with large ethnic minority populations, deprived neighbourhoods and areas with high unemployment rates.

The research found that were fewer ethnic minority and disadvantaged children attending childcare settings last year compared to pre-pandemic levels PHOTO Adobe Stock
The research found that were fewer ethnic minority and disadvantaged children attending childcare settings last year compared to pre-pandemic levels PHOTO Adobe Stock

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