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 Cymru needs childminders in Wales to share their views on the delivery of funded early education (Foundation Phase Nursery provision) through a Welsh Government survey that is currently open. Gofynnir PACEY Cymru ar warchodwyr plant i rannu eu barn ar gyflwyno addysg gynnar a ariennir (darpariaeth Feithrin y Cyfnod Sylfaen) trwy arolwg Llywodraeth Cymru sydd ar agor ar hyn o bryd.
PACEY has joined forces with leading early years organisations to call on the Department for Education to invest in high quality childcare and early education.
Welsh Government have published A Guide to Curriculum for Wales 2022. The new Curriculum for Wales 2022 has been designed for all learners aged 3 to 16. Cyhoeddwyd Llywodraeth Cymru Canllaw i Gwricwlwm i Gymru 2022. Mae’r Cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru 2022 wedi ei ei gynllunio ar gyfer pob dysgwr 3 i 16 oed
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.