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The Department for Education has published its 2019 survey of childcare and early years providers.
At an event on 24 October 2019 Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales, launched the Welsh Government's plans for an Early Childhood Education and Care approach. / Mewn digwyddiad ar 24 Hydref 2019 lansiodd Mark Drakeford, Prif Weinidog Cymru, gynlluniau Llywodraethau Cymru ar gyfer dull Addysg a Gofal Plentyndod Cynnar.
The figures published show how the extra £14 million the Prime Minister previously promised for schools and high needs for the next three years in England will be divided up.
Government has today opened its formal consultation on the changes it proposes to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework and the EYFS coalition has responded. The consultation closes at 11:45pm on 31 January 2020.
To help you prepare for how Brexit may Welsh Government are keen for the childcare and early years sector to consider how this may impact on settings. PACEY Cymru have put together some points for you to consider. / Er mwyn eich helpu i baratoi ar gyfer Brexit, mae Llywodraeth Cymru’n awyddus i’r sector gofal plant a’r blynyddoedd cynnar ystyried sut y gall effeithio ar leoliadau. Mae PACEY Cymru wedi nodi rhai pwyntiau i’w hystyried.
Thank you so much if you were one of the thousands of people who responded to the survey, spoke to our researchers, or took part in focus groups.
The Department for Education has published a summary of the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile results in England in 2019. The EYFS profile (EYFSP) summarises and describes children's attainment at the end of the EYFS, usually in reception.
From October, there are two key changes taking place, one to childcare payments and the other to the amount that can be deducted from your payments.
Ofsted held a webinar specifically for childminders on 30 September 2019 about what inspectors will look for under the Education Inspection Framework (EIF) in England. If you missed the webinar you can now view it online.
PACEY members celebrated their success at the weekend at the prestigious Nursery World Awards ceremony. The awards are designed to reward best practice and recognise and celebrate the achievements of early years professionals.
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.