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

Royal Foundation's Centre for Early Childhood


Their report can be found at;


OECD influence on Early Childhood Education

The Union of Education in Norway have produced this balanced but critical review of OECD's influence over 20 years.

Click on this link to read:


IHV Health Visiting Presentation


Maggie Fisher’s thought-provoking presentation at ECF’s Zoom meeting on 03/03/21 is available by clicking on the link below:

Download: IHV_updated.pdf

ECF Early Childhood Forum