Earlier today (31 January) PACEY’s Chief Executive Helen Donohoe spoke in the first oral evidence session of the Education Committee’s childcare and early years inquiry.
Today (31 January 2023) The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the first five years of childhood.
PACEY’s Chief Executive Helen Donohoe will be providing oral evidence in the cross-party Education Committee’s first session of its inquiry into support for childcare and the early years.
The latest updates from Ofsted for providers in England, including details of its curriculum roadshows, updates to 'myth-busting' guidance and a link to the latest blog around inspections.
Welsh Government have published a summary of responses to the consultation launched last year about proposed changes to the National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare for children up to the age of 12. Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cyhoeddi crynodeb o’r ymatebion i’r ymgynghoriad a lansiwyd y llynedd ynghylch y newidiadau arfaethedig i’r Safonau Gofynnol Cenedlaethol ar gyfer Gofal Plant a Reoleiddir i blant hyd at 12 oed.
Please be aware that the PACEY phone lines will be closed on Wednesday 18 January from 12.30pm for staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Childcare & Education Expo London is back and bringing you the best of the best for 2023! Join the early years and primary education community to learn, develop and be inspired on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 March at Olympia London.
This week HMT announced a new Energy Bills Discount Scheme (EBDS) for eligible non-domestic energy users such as businesses, charities and the public sector. This comes into force from 1 April 2023.
This week we have seen media reports that the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak plans to scrap plans for childcare and early years reform in England, put forward by former Prime Minister Liz Truss.
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.