About Ceeda

Ceeda is a private sector research agency specialising in early years research. Our focus is on producing evidence and insight to inform early years policy and practice. From influential national studies on childcare delivery costs to pioneering benchmark research used by settings every day to collect and act on parent and staff feedback, we are passionate about research which is timely and meaningful. We are very proud to be recognised in the NMT 2018 Awards as being amongst  the top 10 most influential people in early years.


"We are thrilled to launch the About Early Years research programme and turn a long held vision into reality. Whether it is reliable large scale analysis of what it costs to deliver quality childcare or workforce research to get to the bottom of staff recruitment and retention issues in the sector, there is a gaping hole that needs to be filled. With the support of our sponsors this research will provide the evidence to give much needed direction to early years policy."

Dr Jo Verrill, Managing Director, Ceeda







Find out more information on Ceeda’s wider work in the sector here:   


Parent and staff surveys

  • Get the feedback you need to monitor quality, motivate your teams and increase occupancy
  • Designed by experts, issued in minutes with results that make an impact - fast
  • NEW for 2018 - STAFF EXIT SURVEY - why are staff leaving and where do they go? 
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Mystery shopping

  • See your settings through parents' eyes
  • Fine tune your visit and enquiry process
  • Convert more viewings to bookings
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Research consultancy and resources

  • Bespoke research designed to your brief
  • Supporting confident private and public sector investment decisions
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