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
Lancet article on multiple adverse childhood experiences
Read the Lancet article by clicking below on the effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(Source: Lancet August 2017)
TACTYC Reponse to Assessment Consultation
TACTYC's response to HMG's consultation on primary assesment in England can be read by visiting
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