Early Childhood Forum

The new website for ECF



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


This is the new website for the Early Childhood Forum (ECF), which brings together national organizations 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

Practitioners' Survey on EYFS Reform


Early Education have surveyed Early Years practitioners on the proposed new EYFS. Their press release follows 'EYFS doesn't need to change..."

Download: PR_EED_EYFS_Pract_Survey_Jan_2020.pdf

Watch About the Children? National Conference


The annual conference will be held in central London on 18 March 2020, with the theme

What about the Children? - a critical question in time of change. Click below for more details:

Download: 2020_flier_jan2020_final.pdf

ECF Early Childhood Forum