Early Childhood Forum

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

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To apply for membership, please go to the About ECF section for the application form.

Corporate Membership is £60 per year and Individual Membership £20 per year.

Latest EC degree guide


ECSDN's latest guide is available at:

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

Making Racial Identity more visible in EY

The speaker at our AGM was Shaddai Tembo, early education lecturer at Perth College and the OU and he spoke on:

Making Racial Identity Visible in Early Childhood Education.

More details at: https://www.criticalearlyyears.org/

Please see attached PDF of his presentation

Download: 1021_ECF_ST_Slides.pdf

ECF Early Childhood Forum