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

EYFS Reforms

Nancy Stewart delivered a well researched and powerful commentary on the upcoming EYFS reforms at ECF's July Zoom general meeting.  Click below for the pdf of her presentation.

Download: ECF_Reforms.pdf

Notice of next General Meetings


Future meetings will be via Zoom - details to follow, and members will receive joining information via email.

The next meeting will be 8 June -  with Mine Conkbayir as speaker, details to follow.

Further meetings to be confirmed:

12 October at 14:00 TBC  and 19 November at 11:00 TBC.  The October meeting includes election of the Steering Group, details to follow in June, together with the annual financial report.

The Steering Group usually meets in the month preceeding these main meetings, so if you have any issues you wish to be raised please let us know by emailing  them to earlychildhoodforum@yahoo.co.uk in good time for consideration.

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