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We would like to invite members and all registered childminders and nannies in Wales to attend our free PACEY Cymru 'Time for Transitions' training event, supported by Welsh Government funding.
PACEY has submitted written evidence to two governmental committees examining the issue of childcare.
As of 1 April 2018, Ofsted will be removing the self-evaluation form (SEF) from its website.
Care Inspectorate Wales are making changes to how you can apply for DBS checks in relation to CIW applications or renewals.
Following the change in guidance from Welsh Government on childminders providing childcare for related children, who do not live with them, PACEY Cymru provides an update on lobbying work and calls for support in gathering evidence.
The Department for Education has released updated statistics on the number of 30 hours childcare codes issued and validated for the spring term 2018 as well as a more detailed local authority breakdown.
After a cabinet reshuffle led to a number ministerial changes at the Department for Education (DfE), the minister with responsibility for early years has finally been officially confirmed as Nadhim Zahawi MP.
As part of the ongoing Inspiring A Future in Childcare campaign, there will be a Childcare Career Speed Networking event on Thursday 1 February to raise awareness of the range of career options which exist in the childcare sector. Learn more about how you can get involved in future events.
Save the Children have released their latest report on childcare 'Lost opportunities, Lost incomes - Why families in England need further reform of childcare and early education to get into work'.
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PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families. We provide training, practical help and expert advice
to practitioners working throughout England and Wales. We also provide peer support and encouragement through our nationwide network of PACEY Local volunteers. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.