2015 News

Update on changes to childcare regulation in Wales

Welsh Government today published their response to the recent consultation on proposed changes to Childcare Regulation and Registration in Wales


New report highlights lack of access to free childcare for disabled children

Levelling the Playing Field report reveals the difficulties faced by disabled children and their families in accessing government-funded childcare.


Ofsted responds to PACEY’s concerns about re-inspections

PACEY receives a response following our letter earlier this month to Ofsted to formally raise a concern about the re-inspection of settings in England requiring improvement.


PACEY welcomes Minister's commitment to workforce development

The Childcare Minister, Sam Gyimah MP, applauds achievements of the early years sector. 


Childminders provide input into funding review

We round-up the lastest developments on the funding review for the proposed 30 hours of free childcare. 


Survey launched by CARE project on early childhood education

As part of the CARE project a survey has been launched to gather information from early years practitioners.


PACEY conference, Be Happy, Be Healthy: emotional wellbeing in the early years

One hundred delegates felt the power of the tribe and got swept away on a conga train of positive energy at the PACEY conference, Be Happy, Be Healthy on 7 November in York. 


PACEY supports campaign: Investing in Flexible Childcare

PACEY signs petition in support of the Family and Childcare Trust, Investing in Flexible Childcare.  


Bonfire night health and safety

Check out these top tips, fun facts and health and safety information you need to know for bonfire night.