Publications and resources

Kingston University publications

Here are publications by members of this Special Interest Group:

Additional resources

These resources have been selected as currently relevant to early years practice in the following areas:

Please let us know if there is anything else that you would like added.

Early Years Practice

Policy and guidance

Research and literature


Our partners and collaborators are organisations and/or groups who are committed to supporting the developments within the Early Years sector. The landscape of inter-organisation collaboration encompasses different types of collaborative activities both formal and informal (sometimes a combination of both). Read about the different partners, networks and collaborators that we currently work with:

Academic partners

Settings and schools

Collaborative projects



The EY SIG is delighted to offer a range of training, short courses and events that deliver Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to meet the needs of our members in line with the developments in the sector. Our CPD course listings are grouped and cross-referenced in a variety of ways to suit topical and themed interests as well as the latest advancements in the field of Early Years. These training and CPD events offer you the opportunity to maintain, inform, refresh and update your knowledge and understanding of child development, policy, pedagogy and practice approaches

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