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 - out and about

Read a round-up of some of the latest events that PACEY has attended


National Children's Day 2016

National Children's Day this year is exploring the role adult mental health plays in child mental health.


Requirement for GCSEs causing recruitment crisis

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 Online unavailable during early May

Ofsted's online registration application service will be unavailable between Monday 9 and Sunday 15 May 2016. 


PACEY shortlisted for four awards

PACEY is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in four categories of the prestigious Memcom Awards 2016. 


New site aims to transform mental health support

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.


Delays in DBS checks

Have you experienced delays in getting a DBS check done? 


Children's oral health crisis

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.


Better without Baseline Coalition Open Letter calls for review of early assessment

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


Join PACEY and share your views at an early years forum

PACEY members can access an exclusive discount for a forthcoming Policy UK Forum on early years education and success in later life.