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  • Tackling stereotypes in early years with Gender Action

    Tackling stereotypes in early years with Gender Action

    Through decades of research, it has become clear that stereotypes play a significant role in how children view themselves and their abilities. This can cap their ambitions and affect their wellbeing. At Gender Action, we believe no child should be limited by stereotypes.

  • Going wild - 30 days wild this June

    Going wild - 30 days wild this June

    Now in its fifth year, The Wildlife Trust’s annual 30 Days Wild challenge is back and it’s bigger and wilder than ever! Get outdoors this June and enjoy Random Acts of Wildness that enable everybody to engage with nature on their doorstep.

  • PACEY calls for an end to music licenses for nurseries

    PACEY calls for an end to music licenses for nurseries

    PACEY has written to PPL and PRS for Music to ask them to suspend the requirement for nurseries to purchase an annual music license in order to play recorded music in their setting.

  • Yoga for children

    Yoga for children

    Stephanie works as an independent yoga teacher as well as teaching Tatty Bumpkin children's yoga classes. Here, Stephanie tells us about the benefits of children's yoga and how it can help to balance out a busy schedule.

  • New inspection framework for England published

    New inspection framework for England published

    Ofsted has finalised the details of the Education Inspection Framework (EIF), which will come into force in September and apply to all schools, colleges, further education institutions, and early years settings in England.

  • PACEY Cymru needs your support! / Mae angen eich cefnogaeth ar PACEY Cymru!

    PACEY Cymru needs your support! / Mae angen eich cefnogaeth ar PACEY Cymru!

    PACEY Cymru needs childminders in Wales to share their views on the delivery of funded early education (Foundation Phase Nursery provision) through a Welsh Government survey that is currently open.  Gofynnir PACEY Cymru ar warchodwyr plant i rannu eu barn ar gyflwyno addysg gynnar a ariennir (darpariaeth Feithrin y Cyfnod Sylfaen) trwy arolwg Llywodraeth Cymru sydd ar agor ar hyn o bryd.

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    PACEY joins leading early years organisations to call for more investment

    PACEY has joined forces with leading early years organisations to call on the Department for Education to invest in high quality childcare and early education. 

  • What does Ofsted mean by cultural capital?

    What does Ofsted mean by cultural capital?

    One thing we are being asked about is the term cultural capital, which we introduced in the draft early years inspection handbook. We want to be clear about what we mean by cultural capital so read this blog to understand more. 

  • New Curriculum for Wales/Cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru

    New Curriculum for Wales/Cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru

    Welsh Government have published A Guide to Curriculum for Wales 2022.  The new Curriculum for Wales 2022 has been designed for all learners aged 3 to 16.  Cyhoeddwyd Llywodraeth Cymru Canllaw i Gwricwlwm i Gymru 2022.  Mae’r Cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru 2022 wedi ei ei gynllunio ar gyfer pob dysgwr 3 i 16 oed

  • Saving my business

    Saving my business

    Outstanding childminder Andi Turner talks to PACEY about how she saved her business and fell in love with childminding again. 

  • Join Ceeda's About Early Years research panel

    Join Ceeda's About Early Years research panel

    Ceeda are looking for childminders in England to become part of their About Early Years research panel and take part in their spring survey looking at childminder costs and expenses.

  • Special guests announced for leading education event

    Special guests announced for leading education event

    Childcare Expo is celebrating its 10th birthday throughout 2019, and following the huge success of the recent London event, the party is set to continue at EventCity in Manchester this Summer. Returning on 14-15 June 2019, Childcare Expo Manchester has announced a host of special guests to appear at the event.