Early Childhood Forum

The new website for ECF



If you would like to find out how to become a member please go to our membership information page.

Contact us

If you would like to contact ECF please email your enquiry to: earlychildhoodforum@yahoo.co.uk


This is the new website for the Early Childhood Forum (ECF), which brings together national organizations and professional associations in the early childhood sector for all young children from birth to seven. ECF exists to promote inclusion, challenge inequalities, debate issues, celebrate differences and develop consensus to champion high quality experiences for young children and their families.

News & Events

Raising Boys' Involvement and Achievement Workshop

Raising Boys' Involvement and Achievement workshops by KEYU’s Kathryn Solly, Elaine Bennett, and Leah Morris on Friday 15 February 2019 at the Village Hotel, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme SK8 1HW.

£100 includes lunch and refreshments

More information from Katie Bennett 0161 480 6713 (Joint Stockport Nursery Schools).

Download: Stockport_Flyer_2019.pdf

Froebel Trust Inaugural Lecture


Prof. Paul Ramchandani, the Lego Professor of Play at Cambridge University, will present his talk on

'Right from the start: play, relationships and learning.'

to be held at the Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD on Wednesday 17 October, 18:15 to 20:30

More information, please email: victoria@froebeltrust.org.uk

Labour Party Manifesto


The Labour Party's education manifesto just published has many references to Early Education. To find out more please click the link below.

Download: Labour_Party_Education_Manifesto_2018.pdf

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