Education Endowment Foundation:Early years

Early years

Support great learning and development opportunities for two-to-five-year-olds.

Evidence-backed resources, tools, and opportunities for staff working in all types of early years setting. 

Communication and Language

Early Years Evidence Store

Communication and Language

Approaches and practices to support Communication and Language development in the Early Years
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Early Years Evidence Store

Early Literacy

Approaches and practices to support literacy in the early years
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Early Years Evidence Store

Early Mathematics

Approaches and practices to support mathematics in the early years
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Early Years Toolkit

Explore our summaries of the best available evidence on different topics for learning and development.

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