E-learning courses for early years professionals

Nurturing early years excellence: Unlocking the power of E-Learning

In the vibrant world of early years education, where every moment shapes young minds, the quest for excellence never wanes. At The Mandatory Training Group, we recognise the pivotal role that continuous learning plays in nurturing the next generation. Our commitment to providing cutting-edge e-learning courses and training in early years education is unwavering. In this blog, Anne delves into the early years e-learning, exploring its significance, key principles, and the regulatory landscape that shapes this vital sector.

Key facts and statistics

  • Did you know that early childhood experiences significantly impact brain development, laying the foundation for future learning, behaviour, and health outcomes?
  • According to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), high-quality early childhood education programs can yield substantial long-term benefits, including increased school success, higher graduation rates, and reduced involvement in crime.
  • E-learning in the early years sector has surged in popularity, with a 40% increase in online training enrolments reported in the past decade.

Key definitions

  • Early years education - Refers to the education of children from birth to eight years old, focusing on holistic development encompassing cognitive, social, emotional, and physical domains.
  • E-Learning - The delivery of educational content and training through digital platforms, offering flexibility and accessibility for learners.

Relevant legislation, regulations, and best practice

  • Legislation - Early years education in the UK is governed by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, which sets standards for the learning, development, and care of children from birth to five years old.
  • Regulations - The Care Quality Commission (CQC) oversees the quality and safety of early years provision, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and promoting continuous improvement.
  • Best practice - The NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct guides early childhood professionals, emphasising respect, integrity, and professional competence.

Unlocking potential through E-Learning

Explore the transformative power of e-learning in early years education, offering flexible, interactive, and personalised learning experiences for educators and practitioners.

Tailored learning pathways

Discover how our comprehensive range of early years e-learning courses cater to diverse learning needs, covering essential topics such as child development, safeguarding, and inclusive practice.

Compliance made simple

Navigate the regulatory landscape confidently as our courses align with EYFS requirements and CQC standards, ensuring compliance and promoting excellence in early years provision.

Empowering educators

Hear from industry experts and seasoned practitioners sharing insights, strategies, and best practices for delivering high-quality early years education in a digital age.

Continual learning journey

Embark on a journey of lifelong learning, where each course module unlocks new possibilities and equips you with the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of young children.


  • Enrol in our Early Years E-Learning Bundle to access a comprehensive suite of courses tailored to your professional development needs.
  • Engage in peer-to-peer learning and collaboration through our online forums and discussion groups, fostering a community of practice dedicated to excellence in early years education.
  • Through our curated resources and webinar series, you can stay informed and up-to-date with the latest research, trends, and innovations in early childhood education.


The journey towards excellence in early years education begins with a single step – embracing e-learning as a catalyst for growth, innovation, and transformation. Join us on this exciting journey as we unlock the potential of every child, one click at a time.

Click here to explore our range of early years e-learning courses and training programs and embark on a path of discovery, growth, and excellence in early years education. For CPD accredited courses and training, elevate your learning experience with ComplyPlus LMS™ from The Mandatory Training Group.

About the author

Anne Rodgers

Anne has over 40 years of experience in the early years sector including owning and managing a chain of nurseries, lecturing and assessing and writing books, blogs and courses on early years. She is a real advocate for continual professional development so that early years staff remain current in their job roles and have the knowledge to help them provide high quality care and education to young children.

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