Early Childhood Forum

The new website for ECF

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Membership

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

Welcome

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

What About the Children

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Raising the awareness about the emotional needs of infants was the theme of a presentation given by Lydia Keyte at the June, 2017 meeting. Click on the link below for a pdf of this presentation.

Download: WATC_raising_awareness_6.17.pdf

OECD's International Early Learning Study (IELS)

Professor Peter Moss of the Institution of Education at UCL has shared the OECD's latest briefing document of this important EY study. Click below for the report:

Download: briefing2.draft.2aug2017(6).docx

Lancet article on multiple adverse childhood experiences

Read the Lancet article by clicking below on the effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences: a systematic review and meta-analysis

(Source: Lancet August 2017)

Download: LancetPHaces2017.pdf

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