Early Childhood Forum

ECF - at the heart of Early Years from birth to 7 years
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The Early Childhood Forum (ECF), brings together national organisations 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

Getting it right in the EYFS; a review of evidence

Please click below to read the full report by the new Early Years Coalition, co -authored by Chris Pascal, Tony Bertram and Liz Rouse of the Centre for Reasearch in Early Childhood

Download: Getting_it_right_in_the_EYFS_Literature_Review.pdf

Commons Select Committe 9th Report


The latest report on Tackling Disadvantage in the Early Years can be read by clicking the link below:

Download: CSC_9_rpt.pdf

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