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The longitudinal Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) has released its findings after following 6,000 children from the age of two into school looking at the impact of early education and the child outcomes at the start of school, and the important of the early years home environment.
The main findings from a follow-up survey with respondents to the 2018 childcare and early years survey of parents (CEYSP) reveals the demand for funding, the use of apps for learning and the amount of home learning happening every day.
The government has updated its advice to early years providers, schools and further education providers about the Coronavirus outbreak, distributed via local authority teams in England and via the Welsh Government in Wales.
A new report by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) reveals another picture of the early years workforce and the challenges for recruiting, retaining and developing staff in the sector.
After recent success in Wales who last week introduced a ban on smacking follow Scotland's introduction, PACEY has worked in partnership with key early years professionals and organisations to call on Government to do the same across England and Northern Ireland.
Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) has moved to an online application process for providers from today / O heddiw ymlaen mi fydd Arolygiaeth Gofal Cymru AGC (CIW) yn symud i broses ymgeisio ar-lein.
The government has issued advice to early years providers, schools and further education providers about the Coronavirus outbreak.
Following the Government's formal consultation on the changes it proposes to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework which closed yesterday, PACEY has submitted a response to the Department for Education.
Wales has become the latest country to join a select group of around 58 nations around the world to end the physical punishment of children / Cymru yw’r wlad ddiweddaraf i ymuno â’r grŵp dethol o tua 58 o wledydd ar draws y byd i roi diwedd ar gosbi plant yn gorfforol.
Leigh Day solicitors, as representatives, issued a claim in the High Court against the Department for Work and Pensions with supporting evidence from key early years organisations including PACEY.