PACEY is delighted to be involved in the Department for Education and Ofsted’s joint initiative on tackling excessive workload in the early years sector, and attended the first advisory group meeting this week.
Nominations are now open for a new award to recognise and celebrate care workers who’ve made a difference to people’s lives by providing care and support in Welsh. / Gwahoddir enwebiadau am wobr newydd i gydnabod a dathlu gweithwyr gofal sydd wedi gwneud gwahaniaeth i fywydau pobl trwy ddarparu gofal a chymorth yn Gymraeg.
Register now to attend a Learn – Explore – Debate (LED) event in July in Birmingham, Leeds, London or Newcastle.
There is still time to enter the 2019 awards, the deadline for entries into the 'Childminding Business of the Year' and 'Childminder of the Year' has been extended to 2 June 2019. Find out more and enter now.
A new coalition of early years organisations, including PACEY, has launched a survey to better understand the sector’s opinion of and attitude towards the EYFS ahead of a government consultation later this year.
Read our guide (FREE for members) to the key changes to early years inspections in England, which will come into effect in September 2019.
The telephone number for our Wales office has changed to 02920 351407 and replaces the previous 0845 number / Mae rhif ffôn ein swyddfa yng Nghymru wedi newid i 02920 351407 ac mae'n disodli'r rhif 0845 blaenorol
PACEY Cymru have been working with The National Centre for Learning Welsh around training and support for early years practitioners / Mae PACEY Cymru wedi bod yn gweithio gyda Chanolfan Genedlaethol Dysgu Cymraeg ynghylch hyfforddiant a chefnogaeth i ymarferwyr blynyddoedd cynnar
PACEY has written to PPL and PRS for Music to ask them to suspend the requirement for nurseries to purchase an annual music licence in order to play recorded music in their setting.
Ofsted has finalised the details of the Education Inspection Framework (EIF), which will come into force in September and apply to all schools, colleges, further education institutions, and early years settings in England.
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.