EC Support | Improving the care of children and their families

The Work of Children's Charities We Support

Improving the care of children and their families
Streamline the coordination of research
Improve the speed of research
Maintain and enhance the quality of research
Improve the integration of research
Widen participation in research


We Are Early Childhood

EC seeks to improve outcomes by developing good practice through partnership working, policy development, and with the participation of looked after children and young people. The programme ensures that services are child-focused, provide a healthy care environment and help to support the National Health Care Standard.

  • be an essential and authoritative interface between policy, research and practice on the early years
  • ensure the effective dissemination of high quality information and good practice within the early years sector and to other interested parties
  • promote and develop effective multi-agency and cross agency partnerships, networks and other relationships
  • always develop work in partnership with local and central government and other sector organisations

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