5 episodes

The First Three Years’ podcast is a 4-part series exploring the state of early years childcare in the UK today, focusing on those crucial first three years of life and asking the question, why is there no subsidised government support in those years?. We’ll be looking at the ripple effect that lack of access to childcare has on wider society, the toxic cultural norms we need to dismantle before we can improve the system and finally we’ll be casting our minds into the future to ask, what’s next for childcare?


Subscribe now, so as not to miss an episode. 


The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 


https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-1616506478263


https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-how-the-system-fails-parents-in-the-uk-1619433749901

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    • Society & Culture

The First Three Years’ podcast is a 4-part series exploring the state of early years childcare in the UK today, focusing on those crucial first three years of life and asking the question, why is there no subsidised government support in those years?. We’ll be looking at the ripple effect that lack of access to childcare has on wider society, the toxic cultural norms we need to dismantle before we can improve the system and finally we’ll be casting our minds into the future to ask, what’s next for childcare?


Subscribe now, so as not to miss an episode. 


The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 


https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-1616506478263


https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-how-the-system-fails-parents-in-the-uk-1619433749901

    Ep 4. The Future of Childcare

    Ep 4. The Future of Childcare

    In this final episode, we’re looking at how we move forward from here, which countries have successful childcare systems and what an ideal childcare system would look like here in the UK. 






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    The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 










    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-1616506478263


    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-how-the-system-fails-parents-in-the-uk-1619433749901

    • 26 min
    Ep 3. The Childcare Culture Shift

    Ep 3. The Childcare Culture Shift

    In episode three, we’ll be looking at how dads are affected by the system, if we need a cultural shift in order to make childcare work for everyone, and what businesses are doing to accommodate a change.


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    The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 

    • 23 min
    Ep 2. The Childcare Ripple Effect

    Ep 2. The Childcare Ripple Effect

    In episode two, we’ll be looking at the socioeconomic ripple effect caused by a family’s access to childcare - and how that affects mothers and children in particular. As well as discussing the question of - Is more free childcare the solution?






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    The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 










    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-1616506478263


    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-how-the-system-fails-parents-in-the-uk-1619433749901

    • 25 min
    Ep 1. The State of Childcare

    Ep 1. The State of Childcare

    The First Three Years’ podcast is a 4-part series exploring the state of early years childcare in the UK today, focusing on those crucial first three years of life. We’ll be looking at the ripple effect that lack of access to childcare has on wider society, the toxic cultural norms we need to dismantle before we can improve the system, and finally, we’ll be casting our minds into the future to ask, what’s next for childcare?






    Alex Jones is a journalist investigating the childcare system for The Stack World - despite being one of the biggest drivers of gender inequality, childcare is often overlooked when it comes to the fight for parity. We’re here to change that. 






    In episode one, we’ll be learning about the crippling costs of early years, about some of the failings in the system and we’ll be hearing from desperate parents.






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    The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 






    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-1616506478263


    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-how-the-system-fails-parents-in-the-uk-1619433749901

    • 32 min
    The First Three Years - Coming Soon

    The First Three Years - Coming Soon

    The First Three Years’ podcast is a 4-part series exploring the state of early years childcare in the UK today, focusing on those crucial first three years of life. We’ll be looking at the ripple effect that lack of access to childcare has on wider society, the toxic cultural norms we need to dismantle before we can improve the system and finally we’ll be casting our minds into the future to ask, what’s next for childcare?


    Subscribe now, so as not to miss an episode. 


    The First Three Years Podcast is presented by Alexandra Jones. It was written by Amy Thomson and Alexandra Jones. The lead producers and editors were Amy Thomson & Nick Thomson. Niall Killeney-Taylor was the executive producer and Sharmadean Reid was Editorial Director. The series has been brought to you by The Stack, production support by Podcast.co. 






    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-1616506478263


    https://thestack.world/news/society/campaigns/the-first-three-years-how-the-system-fails-parents-in-the-uk-1619433749901

    • 1 min

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