PACEY's structure means that there are plenty of
opportunities to get involved with the organisation at a local
Not only does this help PACEY deliver the services childcare
professionals need and speak on their behalf, but it also supports
local childcarers, helping them connect with others in their
launched at the beginning of 2012 and is already helping registered
childminders and nannies access peer support both face to face and
online. From 2013, nursery workers have also been welcomed to join
for peer support.
The community website contains discussion forums where you can
meet and chat with other professionals who share your interests and
concerns plus local areas where you can get to know other
childminders and nannies near you.
The local areas also contain useful business links and details
of local events and meetings. Many local areas have a Facilitator -
a PACEY volunteer who coordinates local meetings and events, acting
as a point of contact for the area.
For PACEY members, there's a discussion area where you can
comment on issues or discuss your membership benefits with other
members across England.
One PACEY Local user said recently, "I am so glad I am able to
liaise with other professionals outside my LA area as it gives a
real insight into what is happening out there!".
Visit http://local.pacey.org.uk and
sign up with your membership and Ofsted registration numbers to get
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