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  • Third Door, a different approach to providing childcare

    Third Door, a different approach to providing childcare

    Shazia talks about Third Door, a family-friend coworking space with an onsite Ofsted registered nursery. 

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    Join us for the launch of 'Getting it right in the EYFS: a review of the evidence'

    The coalition will be holding an event on Monday 16 September at 7pm in London to launch the literature review and share some initial headlines from the practitioner survey.

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    PACEY raises concerns about Channel 4's 'Train your baby like a dog'

    PACEY has been made aware of a programme being aired on Channel 4 tomorrow called 'Train Your Baby Like a Dog' and have raised our concerns to the broadcaster. Find out how you can do the same.

  • Beyond words: supporting children using alternative forms of communication

    Beyond words: supporting children using alternative forms of communication

    Picture an all too familiar situation: you go on holiday to a new destination and you don’t speak the language. You want something to eat and drink, and you need to find the nearest toilet. How does this make you feel? Children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) often struggle with these types of situations and ICAN talks about how we can offer support.

  • Welsh Government report on findings/Adroddiad Llywodraeth Cymru ar ganfyddiadau

    Welsh Government report on findings/Adroddiad Llywodraeth Cymru ar ganfyddiadau

    The purpose of the call for evidence was to seek views on The Child Minding and Day Care Exceptions (Wales) Order 2010, which sets out exceptions to what constitutes ‘child minding’ or ‘day care for children’. A report setting out the responses has been published.  Diben y cais am dystiolaeth oedd ceisio barn ar Orchymyn Eithriadau Gwarchod Plant a Gofal Dydd (Cymru) 2010, sy’n pennu eithriadau I’r hyn sy’n gynwysedig yn y diffiniadau o ‘gwarchod plant’ neu ‘gofal dydd i blant’.  Cyhoeddwyd adroddiad ar yr ymatebion.

  • The curiosity approach in my setting

    The curiosity approach in my setting

    In late 2017 I chanced upon a post that showed a childcare setting with neutral tones, white washed walls, natural materials and fairy lights. The focus seemed to be on curiosity and there were trays of loose parts set out ready for children to tinker with. It was a light bulb moment and this is when I discovered The Curiosity Approach.

  • New PACEY e-book Education Inspection Framework and You now available

    New PACEY e-book Education Inspection Framework and You now available

    PACEY’s comprehensive guide through changes to inspection due to the Education Inspection Framework in England is now available to purchase in the PACEY shop.

  • You can’t put a price on advertising your childcare business. So we haven’t.

    You can’t put a price on advertising your childcare business. So we haven’t.

    PACEY has spent the last few months behind the scenes updating SearchChildcare, our childcare directory, and now it's back - bigger and better than ever before! 

  • Representation Matters: why children need inclusive stories

    Representation Matters: why children need inclusive stories

    The best inclusive books are fabulous stories, rich in character and plot, which just so happen to also show children people like themselves and their families. But of course they are also so much more than that because as we all know, put very simply, representation matters. Co-Director of Letterbox Library, Fen Coles (Dr), talks about the importance of inclusive books.

  • PACEY Policy - July 2019

    PACEY Policy - July 2019

    Welcome to PACEY’s regular policy update, which provides a summary of the latest policy developments in England and Wales concerning childcare and early years, and how we are representing your views to key decision makers.

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    New early years ministers confirmed

    After the annoucement of Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister, there has been a cabinet reshuffle and a number of ministerial changes at the Department for Education (DfE), including the departure of Nadhim Zahawi MP and Damian Hinds MP.

  • Escape the classroom: bringing literature to life

    Escape the classroom: bringing literature to life

    Literature is an exciting creative subject that should involve more than just reading. When children read and study literature, they are learning an art form, much like dance, painting, or music, so the subject should be explored using a number of different techniques.

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