Welcome to Inquisitive Minds

Connecting early years research and practice

We believe that children are inquisitive, competent and playful learners and we want to create early childhood experiences that recognise and value these qualities within an evidence-based approach to effective practice.


We believe that every child has the right to enjoy an excellent early years education that promotes high educational achievement.


We know, from research evidence, that high quality, pre-school experiences enhances all-round development.


We support early childhood educators to sustain, develop and articulate pedagogy and practices that promote high quality education and care.

Our professional development programmes offer those that work within the early childhood sector opportunities to explore topical research and its practical application to enhance children’s learning and development.

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