The Department for Education have now released the outcome of a consultation that took part in March-May 2018 seeking the views of parents' and their children's use of childcare and early years as well as their views and experience.
The Department for Education (DfE) has published a report from the Children’s Services Omnibus, which explores senior local authority views on early years and childcare provision, and other children’s services. The responses reveal the scale of the challenge of increasing take-up of the two-year-old offer, and the impact of 30 hours on the other entitlements.
The Department for Education have released the childcare and early years survey for parents 2018 detailing the findings from the January 2018 to August 2018 survey.
Welsh Government and Cwlwm wish to gather the views of childcare and play providers on the National Minimum Standards. Mae Llywodraeth Cymru a Cwlwm yn dymuno casglu barn darpariaethau gofal plant a darparwyr chwarae ar y Safonau Gofynnol Cenedlaethol.
Experimental statistics on the use of 30 hours funded childcare in the first term of national rollout, from September to December 2018 have been released by the Department for Education.
Mark Drakeford has been elected as the new First Minister for Wales following the announcement from Carwyn Jones earlier this year that he would be resigning from his role. Etholwyd Mark Drakeford fel Prif Weinidog newydd Cymru yn dilyn cyhoeddiad Carwyn Jones yn gynharach eleni y byddai'n ymddiswyddo o'i rôl.
PACEY’s President, Penny Tassoni, has been appointed to Ofsted’s new early years pedagogy and practice forum.
Ofsted has published its Annual Report 2017/18, which includes early years, as well as schools, further education, and skills and social care.
Pearson and The Communication Trust have once again joined forces to launch the seventh Shine a Light Awards. Find out how to enter and be the next Early Years Setting of the Year!
With new government statistics revealing yet another drop in the number of early years trainee teachers, a new report from Save the Children is calling for reform
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.