April 2016

Better without Baseline Coalition Open Letter calls for review of early assessment

Coalition of teaching unions and leading early years organisations has issued an open letter calling for a review of assessment and accountability policymaking for the early years

11/04/2016

Join PACEY and share your views at an early years forum

PACEY members can access an exclusive discount for a forthcoming Policy UK Forum on early years education and success in later life.

08/04/2016

Baseline assessments abandoned

The government has announced a u-turn on baseline assessments, stating that baseline testing will no longer be used to measure pupil progress in primary education.

07/04/2016

Inquiry on free early education and childcare entitlement

PACEY has submitted written evidence to the Public Accounts Committee inquiry on free early education and childcare entitlement. 

07/04/2016

Publication of 30 hours free childcare consultation

The government has published an open consultation on the 30-hours free childcare entitlement and is seeking views on how the 30 hours will work in practice

04/04/2016

Cutting red tape review and capital funding announcement

A further two announcement's from the Government see the launch of the cutting red tape review and capital funding applications

04/04/2016