August 2015

Ofsted announces new inspection measures from 1 September 2015

Ofsted announces changes to inspection notification for early years providers on non-domestic premises in England.

18/08/2015

New report underlines importance of school readiness

New report argues that ‘school readiness’ at age 5 has a strong impact on future educational attainment and life chances.

11/08/2015

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. 

11/08/2015

Welsh Government publishes revised foundation phase framework

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

07/08/2015

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.

06/08/2015

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. 

05/08/2015

England bans smoking in cars with children

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

04/08/2015

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. 

03/08/2015