2015 News

PACEY responds to the call for evidence on the cost of providing childcare

PACEY has submitted evidence to the Department for Education as part of its call for evidence on the cost of providing childcare in England. 


Welsh Government publishes revised foundation phase framework

The Welsh Government has published the Curriculum for Wales: Foundation Phase Framework


New training course launch: Working with fathers

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our brand new course: Effective Partnership Working with Fathers.


Change in GCSE Rules for Early Years Teachers

The Government announced today that holders of Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) in England will now count in the Early Years Foundation Stage ratios at Level 3 regardless of whether or not they hold GCSEs at Grade C or above. 


England bans smoking in cars with children

It will be illegal to smoke in vehicles with someone under 18 present from 1st October 2015.


Level 3 Early Years Educator GCSE requirements FAQs

Confused about the announcement that Level 3 GCSE entry requirements have been removed in England? We're here to help. Check out our frequently asked questions to answer what you need to know. 


Level 3 GCSE entry requirements removed

GCSE entry requirements for standalone L3 Early Years Educator courses in England will be removed.


PACEY Local brings volunteers together in celebration of their hard work and dedication

PACEY Local facilitators met for a tea party to celebrate their hard work and dedication. 


Free learning opportunity for childminders in England

In partnership with the Communication Trust, PACEY is offering childminders in England the opportunity to complete the Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication online. 


Tesco apologises to PACEY childminders for inaccurate portrayal

Tesco Magazine Editor, Jenny McIvor, has personally apologised to PACEY childminders for an innacurate portrayal in the magazine