August 2020

NEWS: Modification of the Basic Curriculum in Wales / Addasu'r Cwricwlwm Sylfaenol yng Nghumru

Creating Flexibility for Schools & Settings – Modification of the Basic Curriculum in Wales / Creu Hyblygrwydd i Ysgolion a Lleoliadau – Addasu'r Cwricwlwm Sylfaenol yng Nghymru


NEWS: New report urges action to improve social mobility in the early years

Today, the Sutton Trust has published a new report urging government to improve the training, pay and conditions of early years staff to support all children’s learning and development before school begins.


NEWS: Early Years Workforce Commission launches an Employee Survey and Call for Evidence

The Early Years Workforce Commission made up of a number of sector representatives, including PACEY, have today launched an employee survey and Call for Evidence for people working across the early years sector.


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