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NEPS in the media: "The opportunity makers"

On 16.01.2024, journalist and political scientist Jan-Martin Wiarda reported on the relevance of attending daycare centers.

On his BIog, Jan-Martin Wiarda, journalist and political scientist, writes on 16.01.2024 about the study results of the longitudinal study of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS). These illustrate the influence of attendance at daycare facilities on social inequality among young children. 

The Deputy Director of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories, Prof. Corinna Kleinert, now uses the results to illustrate the positive influence of early attendance at daycare facilities on children. Children from families with a low socio-economic status in particular benefit from the care and learning opportunities. 

However, although families from all social classes want to have their children looked after, there are far too few places available. In order to increase equal opportunities and children's learning, structural changes must be made. 


You can find the entire article here in German.

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