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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PACEY's spotlight on nannies

Read more about our research in to the role of a working nanny.


Amanda Spielman appointed as next Ofsted Chief Inspector

Amanda Spielman has been appointed as Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (HMCI).


Save the Children: Boys falling behind in the early years

Save the Children has published a report today which reveals that nearly 90,000 boys fell behind in early language and communication skills by at the age of 5 last year.


Leadsom sparks outrage with male nanny comments

Newly appointed Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom MP, has suggested men should not be nannies because they may be paedophiles.


Thousands of 2-year-olds missing out on free early education

Around 80,000 disadvantaged 2-year-olds are not benefitting from the free early education they are entitled to, according to a new survey from Ofsted.


Don't neglect the early years

Following today's re-shuffle, PACEY sets out what it believes the early years priorities are for Theresa May and her newly appointed Education Secretary Justine Greening.


PACEY members sweep the shortlist at Nursery World Awards

PACEY is delighted to announce that a raft of PACEY members, partners and staff have been shortlisted in the Nursery World Awards 2016.


How effective are parenting programmes?

A review from the Early Intervention Foundation highlights that effective early intervention can reduce early risks to child development.


PACEY research confirms early years recruitment crisis

Research conducted by PACEY reveals a worrying decline in the number of enrolments on Level 3 Early Years Educator (EYE) courses.


Calling all childminders with experience of Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

If you've had experience of EYPP, please take part in this piece of research.