voluntary and available to all licensed independent early childhood centres
managed by community owned, privately owned and voluntary groups.
apply for membership download and complete the appropriate application form:
completed application form together with your payment by cheque or credit card
The Early Childhood Council
P O Box 5649
Phone: 0800 742 742
you and your staff care for children all day, who’s caring about you and your
Early Childhood Council provides a great range of services to help advance your
business, develop your staff and ensure your success.We care about early childhood education and
the people who work in this unique sector.
Professional development workshops at discounted rates for members
The biggest ECE conference for centre managers and their teaching staff
Over 100 tools and templates to save you time
An excellent resource library of useful, relevant information on running a successful early childhood education centre
An affordable, comprehensive professional development programme
Social media discussions (Facebook, Twitter)
An Employer’s Help Line with up to 15 minutes free legal advice
And single-issue advice on any ECE issue only a phone call away!
Weekly e-News keeps you informed
Regional social networks of centre managers
Quarterly Swings & Roundabouts magazine – freely to every licensed early childhood education centre in the country, containing articles on the latest happenings and issues facing our sector
Regular surveys of your opinion on key sector issues
Influencing politicians and policy-makers
Involvement in key sector issues and projects
Leading significant sector projects
Your chance to be involved and have your voice heard!