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PACEY hosts central London event with Sam Gyimah, Childcare Minister for early years providers and schools working together in partnership.
A round-up of common questions and answers about the funding to childcare providers offering 30 hours free childcare in England.
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The Childcare Act is now law, and from September 3017, 3- and 4-year-olds of working parents will eligible for 1140 hours of government-funded childcare per year – the equivalent of 30 hours per week over 38 weeks of the year. The Department for Education is currently consulting on certain aspects of how the scheme will be delivered. PACEY has produced new FAQs on the extended entitlement summarising what we know so far.
PACEY Member Stephanie Brown reached the final in the Networking Mummies UK Ltd Recognition National Business Awards
Read a round-up of some of the latest events that PACEY has attended
National Children's Day this year is exploring the role adult mental health plays in child mental health.
PACEY is supporting a new campaign that aims to overturn the Government’s decision to only accept GCSEs in English and Maths as qualifications for Level 3 Early Years Educators, and instead allow Functional Skills alongside GCSE qualifications.
Ofsted's online registration application service will be unavailable between Monday 9 and Sunday 15 May 2016.
PACEY is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in four categories of the prestigious Memcom Awards 2016.
A brand new online support tool called MindEd for Families has been created for parents and carers to support children dealing with mental health issues.
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Children's oral health is in the news again with recent figures suggesting that over 100 operations to remove multiple rotten teeth from children and teenagers are carried out in hospital every day.
Coalition of teaching unions and leading early years organisations has issued an open letter calling for a review of assessment and accountability policymaking for the early years
PACEY members can access an exclusive discount for a forthcoming Policy UK Forum on early years education and success in later life.
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PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. A standard-setting organisation, we promote best practice and support childcare professionals to deliver high standards of care and learning. Since 1977 we have provided high quality support to our members and worked with government, local authorities and others to raise standards.
Together with our members - childminders, nannies and nursery workers - we are working to become the professional association for everyone in childcare and early years and ensure our members are recognised for the vital role they play in helping children get the best start in life.