Welsh Government announces that schools will continue to provide online only provision until February half term unless there is a significant reduction in coronavirus cases
Yesterday PACEY along with other stakeholders attended the SAGE virtual briefing on education to hear the latest evidence round coronavirus transmission in education settings.
Today, PACEY, the Early Years Alliance and National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) launch a new joint #ProtectEarlyYears campaign calling on improved safety measures for the sector.
We have updated our Covid-19 FAQs with a new section called 'National lockdown support' as well as provided a new free download to give further detail on which children can attend your setting during this time.
PACEY Cymru has called on Welsh Government to confirm a number of points in relation to queries and issues raised earlier this week.
The Department for Education (DfE) has released some FAQs which answers a number of queries in the early years sector in England.
On the evening of 4 January England entered its third national lockdown after UK chief medical officers recommended that the Covid-19 threat level be increased to five - the maximum level. We run through what we know so far, our concerns and actions and what you need to do.
Tomorrow, PACEY will join other education organisations for a SAGE briefing to learn more about the scientific evidence which informed the decision to keep early years settings open whilst schools are closed in England.
The Department for Education has shared with PACEY its rationale for keeping early year and childcare services open in England, despite school closures for most children.
PACEY met virtually with the Minister for Childcare, Vicky Ford MP to seek clarity on issues around early years and childcare given yesterday's announcement of a national lockdown in England.
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.