Early Childhood Forum

ECF - at the heart of Early Years from birth to 7 years
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If you would like to contact ECF please email your enquiry to: earlychildhoodforum@yahoo.co.uk


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

Liberal Democrats' Education Policy


The Lib Dem's Education Policy - Every Child Empowered' as released at their Spring Conference is available to view by click on the link below. See page 34 for the section on early years.

Download: Education_Policy_Paper.pdf

Cultural Capital


Helen Moylett has kindly allowed her presentation on Cultural Capital given at the June meeting to be shared online. Pdf version clickable below:

Download: ECF_Cult_Cap_06.06.19z.pdf

Language Unlocks Reading


Fiona Evans of the National Literacy Trust's presentation at the June general meeting can be viewed by clicking below:

Download: Language_unlocks_reading.pdf

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