The Department for Education (DfE) has released the latest statistics on the number of 30 hours childcare codes issued and validated for the spring term 2019.
The children and families minister, Nadhim Zahawi MP, spent the morning visiting a childminding setting in Hayes, in South East England, run by PACEY member and board member, Vicky Walsh.
During February and March thanks to Welsh Government funding PACEY Cymru will be offering two training opportunities over seven events. Yn ystod Chwefror a Mawrth, diolch i arian gan Lywodraeth Cymru bydd PACEY Cymru yn cynnig dau gyfle hyfforddi dros saith digwyddiad.
The Education Policy Institute have published a comparative analysis on the early years workforce in England using the Labour Force Survey. Read our full summary and comments.
After announcing changes to the current common inspection framework (CIF) in October 2018, Ofsted has today published a consultation on proposals for changes to the education inspection framework (EIF) to take effect from September 2019.
It has been a busy week in the news this week, with concerns for children's sugar consumption, as well as life-saving skills and first-aid training. We have put together a news roundup in case you missed anything.
A cross-party group of MPs has published a report calling for changes to the way that childcare costs are paid in Universal Credit, arguing that the current system “directly conflicts” with the Government’s aim of getting more people into work.
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.