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This is a statutory collection of data which takes place every January about early years providers that receive government funding for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. Providers must complete this by law.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies have today released their analysis of the early years packages from the Labour party and the Liberal Democrats.
Ofsted figures released today show that the number of registered childminders has fallen by a fifth since 2015.
BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme today featured discussion on the serious decline in the childminding profession.
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.
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.
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.