December 2023

NEWS: Professional Registration of the workforce / Gofrestru'r gweithlu yn Broffesiynol

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has announced the launch of the Welsh Government consultation on professional registration of the childcare and playwork workforce. / Mae'r Dirprwy Weinidog Gwasanaethau Cymdeithasol wedi cyhoeddi lansio ymgynghoriad Llywodraeth Cymru ar gofrestru'r gweithlu gofal plant a gwaith chwarae yn Broffesiynol.

12/12/2023

NEWS: Wales Christmas card / Cerdyn Nadolig Cymru

Thank you to all members in Wales who entered our competition to design the image to be used on PACEY Cymru’s e-card for Christmas 2023. Diolch i holl aelodau Cymru a gymerodd ran yn ein cystadleuaeth i ddylunio’r ddelwedd i’w defnyddio ar e-gerdyn PACEY Cymru ar gyfer Nadolig 2023.

11/12/2023

NEWS: DfE publish the two new EYFS statutory framework documents.  

The DfE have, today, published the two new EYFS statutory framework documents. One for childminders and the one for group and school-based providers. These documents apply from the 4 January 2024

 

08/12/2023

NEWS: Children of the 2020s: first survey of families at age 9 months

The Children of the 2020s (Cot20s) study collects longitudinal statistical evidence on the factors and mechanisms that influence cognitive and social-emotional development during early childhood.

04/12/2023

NEWS: Updated Childminder agencies: registration and suitability 

On Thursday 30 November, Ofsted updated the Childminder agencies: registration and suitability guidance following new regulations which mean any childcare provider registered with a childminder agency at the time of its closure will automatically be registered with Ofsted. 

01/12/2023