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

KEYU and Upstart Scotland

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ECF members KEYU were in Scotland on 9th March for a joint conference promoting play not tests, similar to moves in England around Baseline Assessment. The Scottish government are proposing tests at P1 (Reception).

For more information, click the link below:

https://www.upstart.scot/working-together-for-early-years/

Petition on Funding of Maintained Nursery Schools

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The Government has issued a reply to the petition on Guaranteeing the future of state-funded nursery schools after March 2020.

Please see below

Download: MNS_funding_2020.pdf

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