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
BERA-TACTYC Early Childhood Research Review 2003 - 2017
This Review is being launched at a time of change and uncertainty within early childhood education and care, and the authors hope that it will provide a focal point for discussions about future directions in the four UK policy frameworks, the importance of research, and how research evidence is used to inform provision and practice.
Please visit BERA - British Educational Research Association: www.bera.ac.uk, or click to open the pdf below
More than a Score
The new MTAS film is now live. Their target audience is parents who are worried about what’s happening in schools, but find it hard to get teachers and heads to talk about it with them. All credit to the staff in this film for having the courage to speak out. To see the film please copy and paste the following link:
Family & Childcare Trust
The FCT have issued a briefing note on the Early Years Funding Reform proposal which is worth reading: