As the importance of early years has become increasingly recognised, there has been a major development and expansion of provision, particularly in the UK. Early years education and services have been brought to the forefront of the political and research agendas.
NFER contributes to the evidence base through a range of research and evaluation projects. We also have a thriving early years interest group, which creates a forum for sharing knowledge and provides professional development opportunities for colleagues - so building on our substantive expertise in the area.
Key members of the early years interest group: