Childcare legislation changes in Wales

The Welsh government has announced important changes to childcare regulation and registration in Wales. PACEY Cymru's Claire Protheroe explains.


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Supporting cultural diversity in early years settings at Christmas

It's easy to get swept up in the excitement of Christmas - but don't forget the need to recognise cultural diversity in your setting.


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Tickling your tonsils: tuning up for festivities

Are you getting in the festive spirit? Check out I CAN's top tips for songs and activities to enjoy with the children this festive season. 


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Early minds really do matter

All of us who work with children know just how important it is to support their emotional and mental health.


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Using research evidence in the Early Years

Peter Henderson research officer at the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) gives us an insight into the work they're doing with early years and the resources available to you. 


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"Never give up the fight" - how PACEY is working to get a better deal for childcare professionals

Victoria Flint, PACEY's Director of Communications gives a round up of her experience representing PACEY at the House of Lords and how we're working towards getting a better deal for childcare professionals. 


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Flammable fancy dress costumes

Do the children in your care enjoy wearing fancy dress costumes? Are you aware of the possible risks and flame resistance of those costumes?


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Supporting bereaved children

Maxine Forrest is a working childminder and PACEY Local Facilitator. She recently attended a training on child bereavement and shares her experiences in this blog post.


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Ideas and activities to help children learn about money

Money Advice Service give their top tips for helping children to understand money from an early age. 


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How does active music making support emotional wellbeing?

Scientific research shows that active music making is fantastic for promoting wellbeing. Here, Harriet Thomas, author and Creative Director at Boogie Mites gives us a taster of what to expect at our upcoming conference and how music can benefit the children in your care. 


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