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National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) is the nationally recognised charity representing nurseries throughout the UK. NDNA has members throughout the UK and around the world that benefit from free information, advice, support and savings. NDNA is a leading national provider of specialist training courses, publicatons and advice for the early years sector. NDNA offers services to early years settings, individual practitioners and local authorities to support quality, workforce development and business sustainability.

Our services are specifically designed for early year's settings and their workforce. These include:

  • Membership - members are at the heart of everything we do at NDNA and we offer a range of support and benefits.
  • Early years training - flexible, affordable training developed by nursery experts who understand both the needs of early years providers and the workforce. Our training is delivered online, face to face, including evenings and weekends, and covers a wide range of topics such as early years practice, safeguarding and business management.
  • Visit the NDNA website for our full range of training
  • e-Quality Counts - the premium quality improvement scheme for nurseries looking to reflect on and improve practice.
  • Quality Improvement Programmes - bite-sized, manageable modules allowing early years settings to concentrate on improving quality in priority areas.
  • Preparing for inspection - external advice from an independent adviser to help you and your staff team prepare for nursery inspection.
  • Post inspection support - on-site visit from an external adviser to discuss your inspection, any issues and concerns and help you plan your next steps.
  • Publications - our range of 'essential guide' publications with early years practice and business tips, advice and sample templates.
  • Visit the NDNA website for our full range of publications
  • Staff recruitment - recruit high-quality staff for your nursery by advertising on the NDNA website.
  • Events, networks and information - be inspired with NDNA conferences to keep you up to date, share good practice and support each other through NDNA networks.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Linda Herriott
Contact Position
Business Development Manager
01484 407070
01484 407060

Where to go

National Early Years Enterprise Centre
6, Longbow Close


Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Page last reviewed: 12/08/2020