Research on early years pedagogy

Early years practice is deeply embedded in research that has been carried out by academics and practitioners. 

Please pick and choose from the links below to read at your leisure… All these links are accessible and on the public domain.

This is by no means intended to be an exhaustive or selective list.

The bibliographies of these documents and papers are extensive and are a great resource in themselves.

Additional links

  • Birth to 5 Matters includes bibliographies for each section and a combined bibliography for the guidance as a whole
  • The College of Teaching has a reference and research section for members
  • All documentation and supporting information for the EYFS statutory framework can be found on the Foundation years website