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Key findings from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) provision have been released

Swansea University and Children in Wales launched a survey at the end of 2020, to develop a better understand of the impact of the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) provision.

Over 439 early years practitioners, childcare workers, setting managers, childminders and teachers from across Wales shared their experiences of working during the pandemic; what changes have been made and their perceptions of the impact of these changes.

The findings are in the form of five Infographics and provide a first insight, including:


Further analysis will now be taking place, which will provide a more holistic picture, and if you would like to receive the wider results when they’re ready please email: