Childminders in Wales have received communication from CSSIW confirming their position regarding applications from childminders to vary their conditions of registration from April 2016 to include the care of over 8s.
The FREE show that brings the early years community together is back at Olympia London this March on the 4th & 5th
Childcare Minister Sam Gyimah visits Millfield Primary School in Littleport, to meet children and see first-hand the positive effects of PACEY's Starting School Together project.
If you are self-employed and claiming Working Tax Credit (WTC), you may need to provide evidence of your plans to make your business profitable.
PACEY Cymru has received a copy of the letter being sent to childcare providers in Wales by CSSIW, linking to statutory guidance issued by the Home Office in July 2015 in relation to the Prevent duty:
PACEY has received a letter from the Childcare Minister asking for our views in advance of a consultation on increases to Ofsted annual fees.
Childminders in Wales are facing planning issues arising from the confirmed changes to childcare regulation in Wales from April 2016.
Ofsted has published a new inspection framework for childminder agencies in draft form.
We set out how early years and childcare professionals can be better supported to deliver high quality care and early education, and encouraged to stay and progress in the profession.
PACEY, MindED and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have joined forces to provide PACEY members with free online training focussed on understanding child mental health.
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.