August 2019

PACEY Cymru Teddy Bear Picnics / Picnics Tedi Bêr PACEY Cymru

It’s been a busy few weeks for the PACEY Cymru team who have travelled the country to provide Teddy Bears Picnic events for childminders and the children in their care.  Mae hi wedi bod yn wythnosau prysur i dîm PACEY Cymru sydd wedi teithio’r wlad i ddarparu digwyddiadau Picnic Tedi Bêr ar gyfer gwarchodwyr plant a’r plant sydd dan eu gofal.


Tackling recruitment challenges

The sector is coming together to tackle recruitment challenges, with a wide-ranging research project looking at awareness and perceptions of early education and childcare across the generations.


Survey shows significant impact of voucher scheme closure

One year on since Childcare Vouchers closed to new entrants, a 20,000 strong survey of parents, employers and childcare providers has revealed the severe negative impact of the closure.


Join us for the launch of 'Getting it right in the EYFS: a review of the evidence'

The coalition will be holding an event on Monday 16 September at 7pm in London to launch the literature review and share some initial headlines from the practitioner survey.


PACEY raises concerns about Channel 4's 'Train your baby like a dog'

PACEY has been made aware of a programme being aired on Channel 4 tomorrow called 'Train Your Baby Like a Dog' and have raised our concerns to the broadcaster. Find out how you can do the same.


Welsh Government report on findings/Adroddiad Llywodraeth Cymru ar ganfyddiadau

The purpose of the call for evidence was to seek views on The Child Minding and Day Care Exceptions (Wales) Order 2010, which sets out exceptions to what constitutes ‘child minding’ or ‘day care for children’. A report setting out the responses has been published.  Diben y cais am dystiolaeth oedd ceisio barn ar Orchymyn Eithriadau Gwarchod Plant a Gofal Dydd (Cymru) 2010, sy’n pennu eithriadau I’r hyn sy’n gynwysedig yn y diffiniadau o ‘gwarchod plant’ neu ‘gofal dydd i blant’.  Cyhoeddwyd adroddiad ar yr ymatebion.


New PACEY e-book Education Inspection Framework and You now available

PACEY’s comprehensive guide through changes to inspection due to the Education Inspection Framework in England is now available to purchase in the PACEY shop.