Early Years Transformation Academy Hub

The EYTA Hub provides a set of evidence-based tools and resources for local commissioners, service managers and practitioners working in maternity and early years support.

These tools and resources have been developed as part of the Early Years Transformation Academy applied strand – a 12-month intensive guided learning programme run by EIF and its partners. Find out more.

The resources on the EYTA Hub are made available via the Early Years Transformation Academy learning strand, which provides open access to information about evidence, implementation, system and workforce development in the early years, with a particular focus on helping to achieve improvements and system-wide changes at the local level.

Participating in the Academy

EIF is partnering with five authorities in the first Academy cohort: Barking & Dagenham, Dudley, Norfolk, Sandwell and Westminster / Kensington & Chelsea. Each area has assembled an EYTA team of six to eight local system or service leaders with responsibility for maternity or early years support.

The programme, running from April 2019 until March 2020, offers an opportunity to explore new approaches and innovate, consolidate local planning, access independent support and challenge, and invest in leadership development.

  • Prospectus
  • January 2019
  • EIF
  • key resource

Prospectus 2019/20

Find out more about the Early Years Transformation Academy, including course structure, module content, participation requirements and schedule.

  • Webinar
  • January 2019
  • EIF

Webinar: Introduction and Q&A

Watch a recording of an EIF webinar, originally broadcast on Monday 4 February. Find out more about the EYTA, and some key questions about participation.

Academy updates

News and updates from EIF and EYTA partners throughout the year.

  • Blog
  • April 2019
  • EIF
  • new

Class is in: Launching the Early Years Transformation Academy

EIF chief executive Dr Jo Casebourne reflects on the significance of the Early Years Transformation Academy, "generating and sharing important learning on what works to deliver positive change for families".

  • Blog
  • April 2019
  • EIF
  • new

Introducing the fantastic five: with our local partners in place, the EYTA is ready to launch

EIF assistant director Ben Lewing charts the rapid evolution of the Early Years Transformation Academy, including the selection of the five local areas that will partner in the EYTA in the coming year.

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