Practitioners and teachers

If you’re an early years practitioner at any stage of your career, get involved with Early Education for a chance to be part of a network of like-minded professionals. 

Our training is highly regarded and we offer a wealth of resources and opportunities for professional development.  We also act as a national voice to represent your views to government.

Being a member gives you:

  • our fortnightly email bulletins to keep you up to date with regulatory changes, new research, reports and resources, and opportunities for getting engaged with our campaigns
  • discounts on the cost of events and publications
  • free or discounted access to branch events
  • our termly Early Education Journal and access to back copies online
New to teaching in the early years?  See our core resources for Early Career Teachers.
"I am a rather stand-alone figure in my current team, so the support from passionate EY practitioners was a lifeline."
Participant, Early Education training

Local branch events

Our local branch events provide a great way to hear from a guest speaker, maybe visit a school or setting and meet others in your area

National conferences and events

Our high quality, affordable national courses and conferences include a mix of online and face to face delivery options. Hear from expert speakers, build your knowledge and skills and engage in discussion and reflection about your practice.

Free online resources

Online resources including blogs, articles and topic-based guides to key aspects of teaching in the early years.

Get involved in our campaigns

We'll help you get your voice heard by policy makers and give you opportunities to get involved in campaigns and feed into policy consultations and discussions.

EYFS reforms 2021

Everything you need to know about the implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage in England.