For over 128 years, we’ve been pioneering early years education
Established in 1892, Norland is world-famous for the exceptional quality of its early years higher education and training. Norland was set up by founder Emily Ward as the first educational establishment to offer any kind of childcare training.
We continue to offer cutting-edge training through our intensive academic degree and skills-based diploma programme, combining the most up-to-date research and knowledge with practical experience. Our Gold-rated teaching is recognised as being of the highest quality found in the UK through the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF).
There is an ever-increasing demand for Norland graduates, who enjoy guaranteed employment opportunities through our dedicated in-house recruitment agency. Every Norlander carries the responsibility of maintaining our reputation to the highest of standards.Explore our history
We’re incredibly proud of our pioneering history
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