Kathy Sylva is Professor of Educational Psychology at the
University of Oxford. She has researched extensively in the
education and care of young children.
Iram Siraj is Professor of Early Childhood at the Institute of Education, University of London. Her research interests include early childhood curriculum and pedagogy. She has published widely on issues of early childhood quality and equality.
Brenda Taggart is Principal Investigator/Research Co-ordinator of the Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project at the Institute of Education, University of London. Her background is in primary education and research.