PACEY Cymru and Educ8 held a joint event to celebrate the success of members in south Wales on achieving their Level 3 or Level 3 Children's Care, Learning and Development qualifications over the past year.
Following the news on CSSIW's new inspection framework which came into effect in April, CSSIW has released further information and an associated inspection guide to support providers in Wales around inspection of registered settings.
A report from the PAC inquiry on free early education and childcare entitlement has warned that the Government’s plan to extend the free early years entitlement is at risk because there may not be enough childminders and nurseries willing to offer places.
PACEY is proud to announce that we have joined the Fair Education Alliance (FEA), a coalition of organisations from across education, charities and business working to tackle educational inequality and to build a fairer education for all by 2022.
Three members of PACEY have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2016.
Local areas (the local authority and health commissioners and providers, together with all of the area’s early years settings, schools and post-16 further education sector) have a new duty to identify and meet the needs of children and young people (aged 0-25) who are disabled and/or have special educational needs (SEND).
The Government has published guidance for schools on the new rights of parents and childcare providers to request wraparound and holiday childcare, announced back in October 2015.
PACEY has submitted a response to the Department for Education’s 30 hours consultation.
Our PACEY volunteers are awesome! During Volunteers’ Week 2016, we will celebrate all our volunteers do.
A Report published today by CentreForum examines the potential impact of the changes to childcare policy.
PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families.
We provide training, practical help and expert advice to practitioners working throughout England and Wales. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.