The 'Early Years Teacher's Book' by Leonie Abrahamson is now available, published by Learning Matters (Sage).

Click here for more details and to download a sample chapter of the book.

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Early Years Initial Teacher Training
A closer look at your EYTS

Your journey towards become an Early Years Teacher will be a fascinating and challenging one, and can support you at every stage

To achieve your Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) you must demonstrate your competencies against each of the Teachers’ Standards (Early Years), and evidence your leadership skills, reflective practice, and experience with babies, toddlers and pre-school children. will take you through each of these areas, step by step, offering practical guidance, tips and strategies.

‘The Early Years Teacher Book’

When you are ready for more detailed information on each of the Standards and the age-range and leadership requirements, you can find this in ‘The Early Years Teacher’s Book’.

You can order your copy here and download free sample chapters.

Preparation is the key to success

The key to achieving your EYTS is preparation. The two publications below will support you in your preparations for your Early Years Initial Teacher Training – practically, mentally and academically.

‘Preparing for your Early Years
Initial Teacher Training’

This short guide will help you organise yourself, set up the systems you need, plan your approach to the Standards and strengthen your evidence.

It includes free templates for tracking your evidence at each stage.

‘Personal and Professional Development for the Early Years Workforce’

This text is full of practical suggestions to help you develop your confidence and assertiveness, professional expertise, effective study habits and organisational systems, time management strategies and leadership skills.

Understand the requirements

You can find guidance on the individual Standards and the other Early Years Teacher Status requirements when you click on the links below:

Please email us at for more information or support.