Ofsted has today set out its plans for a phased return to inspections of education and childcare providers in England in 2021.
We are delighted to announce that Dr Amy Page is now PACEY’s new Chair. Amy became a PACEY trustee in 2018 and took over from Jane Comeau, Chair since 2014, at the charity’s Annual General Meeting
The Welsh Government extended the temporary relaxation of some of the requirements in its National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare until 31 December 2020. They have now confirmed this will end on this date / Fe wnaeth Llywodraeth Cymru ymestyn llacio dros dro rhai gofynion ei Safonau Gofynnol Cenedlaethol ar gyfer gofal plant rheoledig tan 31 Rhagfyr 2020. Cadarnhawyd y bydd hyn yn dod i ben ar y dyddiad hwn.
Today Ofsted has published its 2019/20 Annual Report, which presents its findings from inspections of education and childcare providers in England.
The Department for Education has today announced a short-term Covid workforce fund in England to support schools and colleges, but not the early years sector.
HRH Duchess of Cambridge’s landmark findings from her first national survey on the early years have been revealed today.
Yesterday the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak set out the government spending plans for the next 12 months in the 2020 Spending Review.
The Government has confirmed that the second lockdown in England will end on 2 December, with a return to the regional tiered system as well as the tiers for each area.
PACEY responds to Morrisons supermarket announcement of 10% discount for teaching staff, including those working in early years education but excluding childminders.
The Early Childhood Education and Care COVID-19 Impact Study aims to understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) provision in the UK.
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.