Why Childspace?

Why a co-operative nursery?

You probably don't need to read a whole load of research papers to realise that parental involvement in a child's upbringing and education has a beneficial effect on a child's development.  

In case you do, here is a good link:

A few salient extracts:
"Our findings show that it is the (parental) involvement of learning activities in the home that is most closely associated with better cognitive attainment in the early years’.  This was shown to be especially beneficial when parents and professionals negotiated a continuity of experience for the children"

Further, the combination of a parent's love and the expertise of trained professionals offers invaluable support to the adults involved.