2020 News

NEWS: Early years support package for schools and maintained nurseries announced

Two support packages from the Department for Education have been announced, targeted schools and maintained nursery schools. 


NEWS: Childcare Provider Grant now open / Grant Darparwyr Gofal Plant nawr ar agor

The Childcare Provider Grant is now open to applications. / Mae’r Grant Darparwyr Gofal Plant yn agored i geisiadau.


NEWS: The Voctech Podcast discusses the online training response to COVID-19 and EY smart

This week PACEY's Project Director, Annabel Hardy-King and National Manager for Wales, Claire Protheroe took part in the latest episode of The Voctect Podcast: learning continued series, supported by the Ufi Voctech Trust and Ufi Ventures.


NEWS: Help shape PACEY’s future information, advice and guidance

To help us shape and improve our support, we have launched a short survey so you can have your say on how PACEY’s information advice and guidance is provided in the future.


NEWS: Second grant for self-employed now open for applications

Applications to apply for the second and final grant under the Self-Employment Income Scheme (SEISS) are now open.


NEWS: Ofsted to resume interim visits in England

Ofsted has announced that interim inspections of registered early years providers in England will resume from 1 September. 


NEWS: Childcare Providers Grant/Y Grant Darparwyr Gofal Plant

Welsh Government launch Childcare Providers Grant / Llywodraeth Cymru yn lansio Grant Darparwyr Gofal Plant


NEWS: Welsh Government publish updated FAQs/ Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cyhoeddi cwestiynau cyffredin wedi'u diweddaru

Welsh Government have published frequently asked questions including the reopening of applications for The Childcare Offer / Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cyhoeddi cwestiynau cyffredin gan gynnwys ailagor ceisiadau am y Cynnig Gofal Plant


NEWS: Welsh Government revised Protective Measures guidance/ Llywodraeth Cymru- Mesurau Diogelu

The Welsh Government have published a revised version of the Protective measures for childcare settings.  Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cyhoeddi fersiwn ddiwygiedig o'r Mesurau Diogelu mewn lleoliadau gofal plant.


NEWS: Report calls for early years pay and career structure reform in England

A new report published today by the Social Mobility Commission has called on the government to reform pay and career structure for the early years workforce. The report, The stability of the early years workforce in England, argues that low pay, a high workload and a lack of career development risks having a serious impact on provision of early years care and education.