2016 News

Top things childcare providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare

The Government has published new guidance for childcare providers in preparation for the introduction of Tax-Free Childcare.

02/08/2016

PACEY's spotlight on nannies

Read more about PACEY's current research into the role of a working nanny.

29/07/2016

Amanda Spielman appointed as next Ofsted Chief Inspector

Amanda Spielman has been appointed as Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (HMCI).

20/07/2016

Save the Children: Boys falling behind in the early years

Save the Children has published a report today which reveals that nearly 90,000 boys fell behind in early language and communication skills by at the age of 5 last year.

18/07/2016

Leadsom sparks outrage with male nanny comments

Newly appointed Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom MP, has suggested men should not be nannies because they may be paedophiles.

15/07/2016

Thousands of 2-year-olds missing out on free early education

Around 80,000 disadvantaged 2-year-olds are not benefitting from the free early education they are entitled to, according to a new survey from Ofsted.

14/07/2016

Don't neglect the early years

Following today's re-shuffle, PACEY sets out what it believes the early years priorities are for Theresa May and her newly appointed Education Secretary Justine Greening.

14/07/2016

PACEY members sweep the shortlist at Nursery World Awards

PACEY is delighted to announce that a raft of PACEY members, partners and staff have been shortlisted in the Nursery World Awards 2016.

12/07/2016

PACEY research confirms early years recruitment crisis

Research conducted by PACEY reveals a worrying decline in the number of enrolments on Level 3 Early Years Educator (EYE) courses.

11/07/2016

How effective are parenting programmes?

A review from the Early Intervention Foundation highlights that effective early intervention can reduce early risks to child development.

11/07/2016

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