May 2020

NEWS: PACEY attending education technical briefing with Government's scientific advisers tomorrow

Tomorrow PACEY will be attending an education technical briefing with a panel of the Government’s scientific advisers and has raised a number of important questions that members and other early years and childcare providers have asked around plans to reopen from 1 June in England.


NEWS: DfE clarifies re-opening options for childminders in England

PACEY has today worked with the Department for Education to ensure government guidance on when childminders (in England) can re-open (if they wish to) is clarified.


NEWS: PACEY seeking further clarification over confusing government messaging

PACEY has received thousands of messages and questions from childminders in England about whether they should be re-opening tomorrow or 1 June 2020.


NEWS: New guidance from DfE published in full

The Department for Education has tonight published its guidance for education and childcare settings in England to prepare for fuller opening from 1 June 2020. 


NEWS: Updates for the sector in Wales / Diweddariadau ar gyfer y sector yng Nghymru

Following the announcements over the weekend PACEY Cymru brings together information for the sector in Wales in relation to COVID-19.  Yn dilyn y cyhoeddiadau dros y penwythnos mae PACEY Cymru yn dwyn ynghyd gwybodaeth ar gyfer y sector yng Nghymru mewn perthynas â COVID-19.


NEWS: Urgent clarification sought for sector in England

PACEY is urgently seeking clarity today from the Department for Education on the implications of the Prime Minister's announcement on early years and childcare settings in England.


NEWS: CIW Adapted Registration Guidance / Canllawiau Cofrestru Addasedig AGC

In response to COVID-19 CIW have published Adapted Registration Guidance for applicants and providers in Wales.  Mewn ymateb i COVID-19 mae AGC wedi cyhoeddi Canllawiau Cofrestru Addasedig i ymgeiswyr a darparwyr yng Nghymru.


NEWS: Planning for the return to normality

The content of the Prime Minister's planned address to the nation this Sunday evening is widely speculated to outline the plan for emerging from lockdown and returning to work. 


NEWS: Thank you to childcare workers in Wales / Diolch i weithwyr gofal plant yng Nghymru

Children of all ages and their parents have come together to say a big “Diolch” to the people that work in the early years, childcare and playwork sectors in a WeCare Wales video. Mae plant o bob oedran a’u rhieni wedi dod ynghyd i ddweud “Diolch” i’r bobl sy’n gweithio yn y sectorau blynyddoedd cynnar, gofal plant a gwaith chwarae mewn fideo gan Gofalwn Cymru.