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Child poverty is on the rise with numerous studies showing that more and more children are living below the poverty line, this blog brings together a number of different professional opinions to better understand how to support those experiencing it.
With the upcoming UK Parliamentary elections, PACEY is making it clear to all parties that children and families need high quality early education and childcare and that childminders, nurseries and pre-schools can only provide this if they are fully recognised and properly funded.
Happy New Year! It’s something we say once a year, just before we turn the page of our new calendar. Or is it? Let's take a look at some of these cultural calendars and think about why we may need to be aware of them.
We are pleased to announce that all PACEY member's are now entitled to apply for a TOTUM PRO (formerly NUS Extra) card.
The Department for Education has published its 2019 survey of childcare and early years providers.
At an event on 24 October 2019 Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales, launched the Welsh Government's plans for an Early Childhood Education and Care approach. / Mewn digwyddiad ar 24 Hydref 2019 lansiodd Mark Drakeford, Prif Weinidog Cymru, gynlluniau Llywodraethau Cymru ar gyfer dull Addysg a Gofal Plentyndod Cynnar.
Ofsted talks about the learning walk and paperwork, and what these mean for childminders who work in their own homes.
The figures published show how the extra £14 million the Prime Minister previously promised for schools and high needs for the next three years in England will be divided up.
In just a few weeks’ time, 1000’s of Early Years educators around the world will be taking part in World Nursery Rhyme Week – a global initiative launched in 2013 which promotes the importance of nursery rhymes in early childhood development. Find out how you can get involved.
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.
Government has today opened its formal consultation on the changes it proposes to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework and the EYFS coalition has responded. The consultation closes at 11:45pm on 31 January 2020.
At the recent Nursery World Awards 2019 held in London, Katherine Cooling-Smith, owner of Kayte's House Childminding became Childminder of the Year 2019. We recently spoke to Kayte about her win and what her plans are for the future.
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PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families.
We provide training, practical help and expert advice to practitioners working throughout England and Wales. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.