News

This is our latest news. Check back here for all PACEY announcements, news and views, as well as PACEY reaction to government announcements concerning the childcare sector. We'll also share reports and findings from regulatory bodies and our various partner organisations.

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Tell Parliament what you think about early education

Save the Children survey of childcare providers to get their views on the importance of early education and early years teachers.

12/02/2016

Survey reveals baseline assessments are not working

New research shows baseline assessments are not an accurate reflection of child ability and actually disrupt a child’s start to school.

12/02/2016

Ministerial response on planning issues in Wales

The Welsh government's Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has clarified issues around planning changes.

11/02/2016

Research reveals link between staff wages and Ofsted grading

New report highlights a direct correlation between staff pay in nurseries and pre-schools and Ofsted gradings

10/02/2016

Early Minds Matter - Children’s Mental Health Week

PACEY lends its support to Children's Mental Health Week

09/02/2016

Government announces eight pilot areas for 30 hours free childcare

Childcare Minister announces £13 million has been allocated to eight local authorities, to provide 30 hours free childcare a week for working families.

02/02/2016

Calls for anti-poverty childcare system

New report highlights the role of publicly funded childcare in reducing the effects of poverty.

01/02/2016

Reminder to register with the Information Commissioner's Office

Are you registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)?

26/01/2016

PACEY Local volunteers' day

What do you get when a group of passionate PACEY Local facilitators get together? A whole lot of inspiration, networking and knowledge sharing.

25/01/2016

Help shape the future of PACEY

We want your help in shaping the future of PACEY. Fill in our short survey and enter our prize draw to win shopping vouchers.

22/01/2016