Action for Children's Arts
Action for Children's Arts is the national voice of children's arts in the UK. ACA values children, childhood and the arts, and takes a keen interest in all arts activities for children aged 0 - 12.
Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)
ACP is the professional body for psychoanalytic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists in the UK, committed to promoting and upholding the highest standards of psychoanalytic child and adolescent psychotherapy.
Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP)
AEP is the only trade union and professional association organised exclusively for and by Educational Psychologists in the UK.
British Educational Research Association (BERA)
BERA is a membership association that aims to inform the development of policy and practice by promoting the best quality evidence produced by educational research.
Early Childhood Studies Degrees Network
The ECSDN promotes and advocates education and research for the continuing development of a highly qualified early childhood graduate profession and workforce; and provides critical perspectives on, and a forum for, the advancement of appropriate early childhood policies, initiatives and legislation. The ECSDN has been at the forefront for the development of quality within ECS degrees, with the development of QAA Early Childhood Studies Benchmark Statements (2007/2014) and the ECS Graduate Competencies at Level 6.
Early Education is a national charity and membership organisation supporting early years practitioners with training, resources and professional networks, and campaigning for quality education for the youngest children. We believe every child deserves the best possible start in life and support to fulfil their potential.
5x5x5 = creativity
5x5x5=creativity is an independent arts-based action research organisation which supports children in their exploration and expression of ideas, helping them develop creative skills for life.
Keeping Early Years Unique
Keeping Early Years Unique is a movement bringing together and empowering early years advocates from around the world, promoting holistic learning alongside a sound knowledge of child development.
Let Our Kids Be Kids
Let Our Kids Be Kids was launched in 2016 by parents who’ve had enough… enough of endless testing, enough of teachers not being trusted to teach, enough of an Ofsted driven, dull, dry curriculum aimed solely at passing National Curriculum Tests (SATs).
The Group exists to encourage and promote education in every way. It facilitates the unification of the Montessori movement across the UK, providing relevant training and funding research into the value and effectiveness of Montessori education, and making awards to support the development of Montessori education.
National Association for Primary Education (NAPE)
NAPE brings together everyone who has a concern for the learning of children from birth to 13 years. Members and affiliated schools work to improve education through the Early, Primary and Middle Years.
National Education Union (NEU)
The NEU stands up for the future of education by bringing together more than 450,000 education professionals across the UK. We’re committed to making education a great place to work, a great place to teach, and a great place to learn.
Teachers, support staff, parents, educationalists - for a primary sector with the child at its centre.
Reclaiming Schools was set up to support campaigns for progressive and socially responsible education. Our aim is to make reliable research available to teachers and the wider community.
Rescue Our Schools
Rescue our Schools is a parent-led group who want to overcome the adverse impact of changes to our state education system, and who believe it is time to stand up for an education system that is rooted in community, where teachers are trusted as professionals, and where every child can flourish.
Save Childhood Movement
Save Childhood Movement was launched in 2013 and consists of a growing collaboration of individuals and organisations that share a deep concern about societal values and wellbeing and the current erosion of natural childhood.
Save Our Schools (SOS)
A parent-led group based in Brighton and Hove campaigning against damaging education policy and school funding cuts.
Sightlines Initiative is an independent national organisation promoting enquiry-based approaches to, and creative and reflective practice in, early childhood education.
Slow Education is an evidence-based initiative to make time in the classroom for creative teaching and learning.
Square Peg works strategically to effect change and raise awareness on behalf of children and young people who experience barriers to school attendance.
Association for Professional Development in Early Years (TACTYC)
TACTYC promotes the highest quality professional development for all early years practitioners in order to enhance the educational well-being of the youngest children.
The United Kingdom Literacy Association is a registered charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education in literacy.