In a currently open consultation (closing on 28 November), Ofsted have included proposals to stop reporting on independent childminder trends in their regular statistical releases, following the introduction of childminder agencies in September this year
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Minister David Laws announces plans for early years professionals
Ofsted's latest statistics show more than 4 in 5 settings now Good or Outstanding
Sam Gyimah MP gives evidence to the House of Lords Affordable Childcare Committee
New guidance for childcarers in Wales
An open-letter outlines reforms making it easier for schools to offer nursery provision, including places for two-year-olds.
Local authorities will seek to integrate their health and childcare reviews for two-year-olds from September 2015
Take PACEY's survey on Ofsted's proposals to change inspections
DfE analysis of profile results according to pupil characteristics
PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone involved in childcare and early education to provide high quality services, information and advice to children, their families and carers.
Across England and Wales we provide training, expert advice, help and peer support to practitioners and practical and impartial support and information for families and carers and those advising them. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.