PACEY's blog - food for thought

BLOG: Early years nutrition

Food consumed in childhood can shape future health and one of the most important roles we have in the world is to feed children. Louise Mercieca, looks more on how we can support early years and nutrition.


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BLOG: Let your setting shine

If you're running a childcare business, it can be tricky to find the time to keep a steady stream of families interested in your setting when you're engrossed in nappy changes, tea time and the school run! But look around, the key to business success is right in front of you. 



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BLOG: Different types of CPD and trying something new

The ever changing sector has highlighted more than ever, the importance of continuous professional development (CPD). Chloe explores a new type of CPD in early years as well as what she finds most useful when it comes to developing her knowledge.


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BLOG: Expand your skills and knowledge at Childcare & Education Expo

Childcare & Education Expo aims to educate with a show tailored for early years professional development. Coming to Olympia London on 20 and 21 March 2020, this two-day event is full of exciting seminars and workshops.


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BLOG: PACEY Champions share some of their favourite festive activities

This month has been a busy one for all but as usual our PACEY Champions have been carrying out lots of creative activities in their settings. Sue, Debbie E, Christine and Debbie S contributed to this month’s blog to tell us about some of their favourite activities for the festive season.


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BLOG: Stand out from the crowd on SearchChildcare

SearchChildcare, PACEY’s childcare finder service, is completely free for everyone and provides the perfect opportunity for your business to stand out.


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BLOG: PACEY Policy: 2019 year in review

Welcome to PACEY’s regular policy update. This month, we have taken a look back on 2019 and key achievements in England and Wales concerning childcare and early years, how we have represented your views to key decision makers and plans for the future. 


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BLOG: Let’s Talk Makaton

Being able to communicate is one of the most important skills we need in life. Makaton is a language programme that combines signs, symbols and speech to provide multiple ways for someone to communicate. Find out more from Sarah Drew at The Makaton Charity. 


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BLOG: PACEY's festive roundup 2019

This year has been a busy and eventful one, and here at PACEY we wanted to share some of the key achievements and thank our members for being a part of it all.


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BLOG: How to help a choking baby or child

Choking is such an important topic that we always cover it on all our first aid courses. It is vital that parents and child carers have a chance to use a choking vest to ensure they fully understand the exact manoeuvres required and would be confident faced with such an emergency.


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