Advocating for Early Childhood Studies: A Participatory Action Research Project

  • Simmons, H. (Speaker)
  • Emma Twigg (Speaker)
  • Charlotte Jones (Speaker)

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsConference Presentation


The ECSDN Policy, Lobbying and Advocacy Strategy Group are working together on a participatory action research project. The project was shared at the 7th ECSDN Conference on 26th January 2024.
The key objectives of this project are to:
• Showcase the diverse and exciting work that ECS students and alumni are involved with.
• Provide opportunities for undergraduates on Early Childhood courses in England to engage in advocacy for the status of their degrees.
• Build alliances with other organisations who share aims in relation to improving the status of and workforce conditions for those working in ECEC.
Period26 Jan 2024
Held atECSDN
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Early Childhood
  • Advocacy