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Support to guide local implementation of improvements

Using evidence to help make changes happen at a local level can benefit from having an independent or peer guide to offer support and challenge. EIF is working with the LGA, PHE and DfE to support local change leaders.

  • Data
  • 2020
  • EIF
  • key resource

Setting a local system baseline to support planning for Covid-19 recovery

EIF is inviting every local authority area in England to use the new early years maturity matrix and validation process to set a baseline this winter for the local maternity and early years system, as part of the local response to the impact of Covid-19 on families with young children.

  • Programme
  • 2017
  • LGA

Early years peer challenge programme

The Local Government Association has partnered with the DfE and EIF on an early years peer challenge programme, Delivered in 30 local areas between 2018 and 2020, the programme will reach a new cohort from 2021.

  • Programme
  • 2020
  • EIF
  • new

EIF enhanced support offer

EIF will offer enhanced support to a small number of the local areas taking part in peer challenges in 2021/22. The support will use EIF's suite of planning tools before and after the challenge, spread over a 12-month period.

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