An independent evaluation of the third year of implementation of the Childcare Offer for Wales.
The findings from the third year of the evaluation are positive overall.
Many parents reported accessing more hours of formal childcare whilst the Childcare Offer also provided the potential to increase earnings and work more flexibly. Many providers also reported positive effects on the profitability and sustainability of their business.
Findings cover the period September 2019 to March 2020 as the Childcare Offer was paused for new entrants between April and August 2020.
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