Gaps in school readiness may increase as parents keep children out of nurseries

File photo dated 08/02/12 of a child playing. Low pay and a lack of career benefits are leading to “generations of much-needed talent” being lost from staff working to educate and support society’s youngest children, according to a new report. In a review of the early years workforce and policy in England, the Sutton Trust suggested that under-investment in the sector risked widening social inequality.
File photo dated 08/02/12 of a child playing. Low pay and a lack of career benefits are leading to “generations of much-needed talent” being lost from staff working to educate and support society’s youngest children, according to a new report. In a review of the early years workforce and policy in England, the Sutton Trust suggested that under-investment in the sector risked widening social inequality.