Sue Dockett, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Helena Ackesjö, Linnaeus University, Sweden


To bring together international perspectives on transitions in early childhood to:

  • Promote the wellbeing of young children and their families
  • Support, share and disseminate SIG members’ research on transitions and related aspects
  • Explore and debate emerging research, professional practices and theories in relation to transitions
  • Contribute to debates about transitions in relation to the wellbeing of children and adults
  • Strengthen understanding of transitions for children and their families.


Click here to view the 2019-20 report (pdf)
Click here to view the 2017-18 report (pdf)
Click here to view the 2016-17 report (pdf)
Click here to view the 2015-16 report (pdf) Sue & Wilfried

News & Events


Invitation to the 2020 meeting in the Transitions SIG – online!
Tuesday 8th September 07:00am (UTC/GMT) Click here for time zones and more details about the meeting.

Latest news

transitions-position-statementThe Transition to School: Position Statement was developed by a group of international researchers, many of whom participate in the Transitions SIG. The document was launched internationally at the AGM by Sue Dockett, co-chair of the Transitions SIG. EECERA President, Chris Pascal and Board Trustee, Tony Bertram congratulated the Transitions SIG on the release of the document. It can be accessed at:

Activities & Publications

See recent convenors’ reports for a list of projects and papers.

Current SIGs