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.

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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

EYA Protest 24 June

Information from EYA:

We have a huge protest planned outside Downing Street on Saturday 24th June. Our aim for this protest is to show the Government we're here to stay and we're here for change. 

Whether you're a parent or part of the Early Years sector, join us to take a stand.

We would love to see you there - register your interest below

Early Education CPD & Workshops


New training webinars available from April to May. Visit:


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.

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