The membership body for early years professionals across the UK

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Professional Learning

Browse the many ways we offer to keep updating and building your knowledge and skills in early childhood education – click through to find more information on how we can support you. 

Training and consultancy service

Our expert team of Associates provide training and consultancy to local authorities, schools, and settings. From INSET days to conference keynotes, get the support you need at a budget to suit you.

Online and face-to-face courses

We run courses to support your continuing professional development in all aspects of early childhood education – find our latest webinars and ‘learning circles’ and book a place.

Conferences & events

Our conferences provide opportunities to hear from well-known speakers and network with colleagues.

Local branch events

Our local branches around the UK offer twilight and evening events.  Hear inspiring speakers, visit outstanding nurseries, and network with likeminded colleagues.

Books and videos

We publish and sell a range of books and videos to support your professional learning. 

Free resources

We have a range of free resources on our website to support your practice, from getting children outdoors and active to making best use of Early Years Pupil Premium.

Become a member

Early Education membership is open to anyone working in the early years. Our members can access expert support, high quality professional learning opportunities and feel part of a professional network that works together to support each other and enhance the early years sector.

Get support and advice

Bespoke consultancy and free advice clinic with our early years specialists
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Have a voice

Join our campaigns for sector policy change
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Be informed

Regular e-bulletins and termly Journal keeping you easily updated with sector developments
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Feel connected

Join your professional community with local and national networking events and termly leadership briefings
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Enhance quality

Improve the quality of your provision with courses and bespoke training
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Keep learning

Regularly updated content for continued professional development
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Our Campaigns

Early Education is a charity and membership organisation for individuals and organisations working in early childhood education across the UK.

Who we are

Who we are

Find out about our staff, trustees, honorary patrons, and Associate trainers.
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News and updates

News and updates

See our general news updates, read our blogs, and browse our Jobs Board.
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Charity governance

Charity governance

Early Education is a registered charity in England, Wales and Scotland and a company limited by guarantee.
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