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Do the Danish have the right approach to childcare?

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Kirby , Emma Jane
Publication Date: 
3 Mar 2012



As the number of unemployed women in Britain approaches 1.1m, both Labour and the coalition government are looking at ways to revamp Britain's child care provision.

It is believed that the high costs of childcare may be preventing many women from returning to work.

In particular, they are interested in what the Danes are doing, where 92 per cent of all Danish one and two-year-olds are in full-time nursery.

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