Lecturers, researchers and consultants

If you work as an lecturer, researcher or consultant in early childhood education, Early Education offers you easy ways to stay up to date through our events and our regular email bulletins on changes to early years regulatory frameworks, research, reports, pedagogic resources and funding opportunities.  Expand your networks and make contact with a wide range of early years colleagues.  Get opportunities to engage practitioners with your research, as participants and users.

We also have a great range of resources for supporting your learners.

Being a member gives you:

  • budget-friendly options for specialist early years CPD through national and local events and online training
  • time-saving fortnightly bulletins that cover all the developments you need to know including regulatory changes, new research, reports and resources, and opportunities for getting engaged with our campaigns
  • online resources and our termly Journal to support learning about all aspects of early years practice
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Courses and conferences

Our high quality, affordable national courses and conferences include a mix of online and face to face delivery options

Local branch events

Our local branch events provide low-cost twilight and Saturday morning events for you and your team to get some CPD, often including visits to local schools or settings

Our Associates

Our Associates deliver bespoke training and consultancy. If you're an experienced trainer and researcher, you can apply to become one.

Free online resources

Our online resources include a range of practice guides and resources, eg how to make best use of Early Years Pupil Premium and getting children outdoors and active

The Early Education Journal

Our termly members’ magazine is a great resource for students at any level. Each themed issue has articles on recent early years research and practice-based examples to support your learning. Members can access a back-catalogue of issues online.