Early Childhood Forum

ECF - at the heart of Early Years from birth to 7 years
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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


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

Education Select Committee

The Education Select Committee have run three sessions listening to evidence from different organisations on early years childcare and support  - on the 31st January, 21st February and 21st March - all interesting and recorded. 

Important Information for Members


At last month's AGM it was decided to reduce the membership fee for organisations to £60.  The treasurer is sending out sub requests now at this new level for the current year ending March 2023.

Also it was decided to introduce a new individual memebership category at £20 per year. More details to follow.

Latest EC degree guide


ECSDN's latest guide is available at:

https://www.ecsdn.org/guide-to-early-childhood-degrees/ -:

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