Key findings and summary of the latest reports from Department of Education. The Study of Early Education and Development and EYPP: Providers Survey.
Welsh Government and the wider childcare sector are holding a number of engagement events and further opportunities for you to have your say in the development of the childcare offer in Wales over coming weeks and months.
CSSIW have published an update and supporting guidance and information on part two of the Self Assessment of Service Statement. This is essential reading for all registered childcare and play providers in Wales.
The Department for Education has published the results of its 2016 survey of childcare and early years providers in England.
The Fair Education Alliance's numeracy working group have launched a new report showcasing primary schools and early years settings that are successfully driving improvements in children's outcomes and closing the #mathsgap in some of the poorest areas of England.
Two new reports from Save the Children and the Centre for Economic Performance reveal conflicting evidence about the impact of early years qualifications on children’s outcomes.
We've updated our FAQs on early years funding and 30 hours
Calling all childminders in England - can you spare a few minutes to complete these two surveys? They will help us ensure we are supporting you as best we can, and representing your voice to government - and you might even win a prize!
New rules come into force in March 2017. Get the lowdown here.
The government has released an updated definition of child sexual exploitation.
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.