Professor Chris Pascal and Professor Tony Bertram are both experienced keynote speakers and are available to speak at conferences and other early years events.

For more information about booking Professor Chris Pascal and/or Professor Tony Bertram please email Sean Delaney (Assistant Director).







7th December 2017, China Education is GREAT — Early Years Campaign 2017: China-UK Early Years Development Forum
November 2017, 50 Years of Preschool Education in Estonia: Tradition, Innovation and Teaching Approach in ECE
10th October 2017, 4th Nursery World Business Summit: Priorities and Prospects
September 2017, Birmingham Nursery Schools Teaching Schools Alliance (BNSTSA) Early Years Conference
5th June 2017, Moonbeams Conference on Arts and Creativity in EY: How to Catch a Moonbeam and Pin it Down


3rd October 2016, Leicestershire Pupil Premium Conference

27th & 28th September 2015, FA Licensed Coaches Club Foundation Phase Conference, St. George's Park
19th September 2015, The Big Childcare Conversation , Middlesex University


November 2014, BAECE Annual National Conference
May 2014, Practical Mechanisms to Activate the Rights of the Child in the Familya nd Society, Algeria

19th & 20th February 2014, BECERA 2014: Working with Diversity: Parental Participation in Young Children's Learning

20th & 21st February 2013, BECERA 2013: Researching Children's Lives: Questions of Practice and Methods

9th March 2012, Early Years Policy and its Application for Practice, Wakefield
15th & 16th February 2012,  BECERA Conference: Evidencing Practice Through Professional Enquiry 
18th January 2012, Inspection & Regulation in Early Years, London 

17th & 18th June 2011, II Conferencia de Educacao de Infancia, CCB, Portugal
9th May 2011, COBIS Conference
2nd March 2011, 4Children Conference
23rd & 24th February 2011, BECERA Conference: The Art of Practice-Based Inquiry — Early Childhood Professionals & Research
28th January 2011, Surrey Early Years/Babcock Education ‘Playful Learning’ Conference
28th January 2011, 7th National Inspection & Regulation in Early Years Conference


CREC was a founding member of the prestigious worldwide research community EECERA and are part of the organising committee for their annual conference. We also edit the SSCi (Social Sciences Cited Index) EECERJ (European Early Childhood Education Research Journal) .

CREC also created and annually organises BECERA - a conference for UK-based Early Years Practitioners and Researchers wanting to present their research and share their knowledge with a wider audience.
EECERA Conference

CREC hosts the European Early Childhood Education Research Association’s (EECERA's) secretariat and hosted the Annual International EECERA Conference in 2010.

For more information or to become a member of EECERA, please visit the EECERA website.

The EECERA 2021 Conference will be held in Zagreb, Croatia between 7th - 10th September.

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BECERA Conference

In 2010 CREC launched and hosted the first British Early Childhood Education Research Association (BECERA) Conference and it has been held annually ever since.

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