Comparative Models of Family Day Care: NZ and the UK

Project Status: Archive
People Involved: Megan Blaxland, Elizabeth Adamson, Ciara Smyth
Research Areas: Care
Funding Agency: Family Day Care Australia

This project reviewed policy and research about family day care and home-based childcare in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It examined the structure, funding and regulation of home-based child care and recent policy developments, investigating the implications for the accessibility, affordability and quality of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. In addition, the project reflected on the relevance of international models for Australian family day care services.


Comparative Perspectives on Family Day Care: Structure, Regulation and Research Gaps