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Camau - Welsh Language Learning/ Camau – Cynllun Dysgu Cymraeg

A new scheme to help workers in the childcare, early years and playwork sector to learn Welsh and improve their language skills has been launched. Mae cynllun newydd i helpu gweithwyr yn y sector blynyddoedd cynnar, gofal pant a chwarae i ddysgu Cymraeg a gwella’u sgiliau wedi ei lansio.


Childcare Offer in Wales Survey/ Arolwg Cynnig Gofal Plant yng Nghymru

The Childcare Offer for Wales is now available in all areas of Wales, much earlier than the original timescale for implementation of 2020. PACEY Cymru are keen to hear from childminders in Wales, whether you have signed up to deliver the Childcare Offer in your area, or not. Mae’r Cynnig Gofal Plant i Gymru bellach ar gael ledled Cymru, sef lawer yn gynt na’r amserlen wreiddiol ar gyfer ei weithredu erbyn 2020.  Mae PACEY Cymru yn awyddus i glywed gan warchodwyr plant yng Nghymru, p’un a ydych wedi cofrestru i ddarparu’r Cynnig Gofal Plant yn eich ardal chi, ai peidio.


Draft Additional Learning Needs (ALN) Code/ Cod Anghenion Dysgu Ychwanegol (ADY) drafft

The Minister for Education has published the summary of response report which presents the Welsh Government’s analysis of the 644 responses we received as well as the feedback from the regional stakeholder events and the engagement events with children, young people and parents.   Mae'r Gweinidog Addysg wedi cyhoeddi adroddiad yn crynhoi'r ymateb i'r ymgynghoriad. Mae'n amlinellu dadansoddiad Llywodraeth Cymru o'r 644 o ymatebion a ddaeth i law yn ogystal â'r adborth o'r digwyddiadau rhanbarthol i randdeiliaid a'r digwyddiadau ymgysylltu â phlant, pobl ifanc a rhieni.


Childcare organisations write joint letter to government

A number of childcare organisations including PACEY have come together and sent a letter urging the government to address the early years funding shortfall. 


Ofsted webinar: What the education inspection framework means for childminders

Ofsted held a webinar specifically for childminders on 10 June 2019 about what to expect from the education inspection framework (EIF) and what it means for childminders. Access the webinar now. 


Updated statistics on the use of 30 hours released

Experimental statistics on the use of 30 hours funded childcare in the sixth term of national rollout, from April to July 2019 have been published by Department for Education.


PACEY joins sector initiative to tackle excessive workload in the early years

PACEY is delighted to be involved in the Department for Education and Ofsted’s joint initiative on tackling excessive workload in the early years sector, and attended the first advisory group meeting this week. 


Caring in Welsh Award/ Wobr Gofalu trwy'r Gymraeg

Nominations are now open for a new award to recognise and celebrate care workers who’ve made a difference to people’s lives by providing care and support in Welsh. / Gwahoddir enwebiadau am wobr newydd i gydnabod a dathlu gweithwyr gofal sydd wedi gwneud gwahaniaeth i fywydau pobl trwy ddarparu gofal a chymorth yn Gymraeg.


July LED events in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Newcastle

Register now to attend a Learn – Explore – Debate (LED) event in July in Birmingham, Leeds, London or Newcastle.


Have you entered the Nursery World Awards 2019?

There is still time to enter the 2019 awards, the deadline for entries into the 'Childminding Business of the Year' and 'Childminder of the Year' has been extended to 2 June 2019. Find out more and enter now.