2020 News

NEWS: Investigation reveals underspend of childcare funding

Following an investigation by NDNA and a Freedom of Information (FOI) act request to all English local education authorities (LEAs), it has been revealed that three-quarters of LEAs in England underspent their childcare funding for three- and four-year-old places.


NEWS: New shadow minister for early years confirmed

Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, has been named as the Labour's new shadow early years minister.


NEWS: PACEY meets with minister

Yesterday, PACEY Chief Executive, Liz Bayram and Policy Advisor, Helen Donohoe, met with the Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Standards at the Department for Education (DfE) to discuss key early years issues. 


NEWS: New Ofsted registration system for early years settings

Ofsted is in the process of updating its online registration system for early years settings in England. Please be aware of key dates throughout January and February 2020.


NEWS: CIW Self Assessment of Service Statement / Hunanasesiad o Ddatganiad Gwasanaeth

The CIW Self Assessment of Service Statement (SASS) is now available for providers in Wales to complete and submit via CIW online by the deadline of 11 February 2020. / Mae Hunanasesiad o Ddatganiad Gwasanaeth (SASS) AGC bellach ar gael i ddarparwyr yng Nghymru i gwblhau a chyflwyno drwy ACG Ar-lein cyn y dyddiad cau, 11 Chwefror 2020.