Following major concerns about consistencty of inspectors, Ofsted has updated its policy on conflicts of interest for inspectors.
Thanks to a grant from the Lego Foundation, a new research centre focused on the role of play in the early years has just launched at Cambridge University.
An explanation of what the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 that comes into force 1 Jan 2016 means for childminders and domestic childcare providers.
Have your say on the range of issues affecting PACEY members.
The early years sector has been applauded in Ofsted's fourth annual report on schools and further education.
The Department for Education (DfE) has published the results of its funding review into the cost of providing childcare in England. Read the key findings here.
Early years providers have been invited to have their say on the Childcare Bill.
The Government is planning to double the amount of free childcare for 3- and 4-year-olds of working parents in 2017
Work that enables Transport for London's programme to clearly signpost to the EYFS
The Chancellor announced today in his Autumn Statement the outcome of the government’s childcare funding review and further details of eligibility for the free 30 hours childcare.
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.