Rumours have been swirling that Ofsted’s registration policies have changed, and that all regular visitors to childminding settings such as cleaners and gardeners must complete a EY2 form and undergo a DBS check.
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We welcome the wide range of measures government announced today to support more families to create the positive home learning environments we know ensures their young children get the best start in life.
Rising costs for childcare providers are leading to a decline in the number of practitioners undertaking a qualification, according to PACEY’s latest Building Blocks research.
A new induction tool to boost the confidence and skills of early years and childcare workers has been launched by Social Care Wales. Mae adnodd sefydlu, newydd i godi hyder a gwella sgiliau gweithwyr gofal iechyd a’r blynyddoedd cynnar wedi ei lansio gan Gofal Cymdeithasol Cymru.
Labour analysis from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revealed spending on the tax-free childcare scheme is projected to be £600m lower than expected over the next four years.
The Department for Education has published its 2018 survey of childcare and early years providers, which includes a separate fees survey for the first time.
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.