June 2015

Babygros to the British Empire medal: my childminding journey

PACEY member and British Empire Medal award winner Sandy Evans gives us an insight into her journey as a childminder


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PACEY and Parliament: the week so far in Westminster

We’ve had some great opportunities this week to share the concerns of our members with the Government.

In this blog, Victoria Flint, PACEY's Director of Communications, takes you through a busy week in Westminster, demonstrating just how the views of childcare professionals are getting heard at the very highest levels of Government.


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Transitions in childcare: a 360 degree view

Here Virginia Lumsden, a clinical psychologist working with children and their families, and a parent who’s been through it, tells us her story about that first transition into childcare.


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Let's talk about food!

Learning about food and nutrition with the children in your setting? Check out this brilliant blog from Clickety Books for some fantastic ideas to help introduce new vocabulary as you explore different foods. 


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Books, babies and brain development

It’s never too early to start sharing stories with children. Find out more about the benefits of sharing books with children and their brain development with this blog from Book Trust.


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'I'm having a bad hair day' - how self talk develops and affects our self esteem

This month's blog is going to look at how children develop self talk and the link between our ideas and how this can shape how we think about ourselves. 


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The value of volunteering

It's Volunteers' Week - a time to value the massive contribution volunteers make


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