Welsh Government have confirmed funding for the Cwlwm consortium, which includes PACEY Cymru, for the next financial year to support work in Wales.
The Family and Childcare Trust's annual childcare survey has found that half of local authorities in the UK do not have enough childcare for working parents. Read more about the survey's key findings and recommendations, as well as comment from PACEY's Chief Executive Liz Bayram.
PACEY Cymru has shared work on lobbying work calling for a change in the legislation around childminders accessing Childcare Offer funding for related children who are not resident with them. The story has been taken up by the media in Wales including BBC News Wales.
This year National Children’s Day UK is taking place on Sunday 13th May and people can run any kind of big or small event that they want for the week up to and including the day. Get involved and join the conversation continues on social media using #NCDUK2018.
We would like to invite members and all registered childminders and nannies in Wales to attend our free PACEY Cymru 'Time for Transitions' training event, supported by Welsh Government funding.
PACEY has submitted written evidence to two governmental committees examining the issue of childcare.
As of 1 April 2018, Ofsted will be removing the self-evaluation form (SEF) from its website.
Care Inspectorate Wales are making changes to how you can apply for DBS checks in relation to CIW applications or renewals.
Following the change in guidance from Welsh Government on childminders providing childcare for related children, who do not live with them, PACEY Cymru provides an update on lobbying work and calls for support in gathering evidence.
The Department for Education has released updated statistics on the number of 30 hours childcare codes issued and validated for the spring term 2018 as well as a more detailed local authority breakdown.
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.