Deputy Minister announces further funding to support childcare and play services in Wales / Mae’r Dirprwy Weinidog yn cyhoeddi cyllid pellach i gefnogi gwasanaethau gofal plant a Chwarae yng Ngymru
Welsh Government have provided an update on the move to a new digital service to deliver the Childcare Offer for Wales in 2022. / Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi darparu diweddariad am y ffaith y bydd gwasanaeth digidol newydd ar gyfer Cynnig Gofal Plant Cymru yn cael ei gyflwyno yn 2022.
The Department for Education has released two updated documents that are used widely across the early years sector, to align with the changes to the new EYFS that came into effect on 1 September.
Today Dame Rachel de Souza, Children's Commissioner for England, has published the responses to her ‘Big Ask’ survey of children.
As part of the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle, Colchester MP Will Quince has replaced Vicky Ford as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education.
Nadhim Zahawi has been announced as the new Secretary of State for Education, as part of a wider government reshuffle in England.
Yesterday the findings of a major survey were published showing the impact of the cost of childcare on working parents in the UK. Over 20,000 parents took part in the survey organised by a coalition of parenting and campaigning groups.
The Petition Committee in England has scheduled a debate on Monday 13 September from 4.30pm on a petition relating to funding and affordability of childcare.
This week the DfE announced additional funding for training in mathematics, language and social and emotional skills for practitioners in England.
PACEY has written to the Children and Families Minister in England, Vicky Ford to share concerns about the comments made earlier this week in the House of Commons.
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.