February 2016

So you want to be Outstanding?

Our Top Ten Tips To Outstanding will help you on the way.


Posted by Lizzie Hardy - PACEY | with 6 comments

Why childminders aren’t educators

Childminders are all too often misunderstood. Still. So we thought we’d set the record straight once and for all to prove exactly why childminders definitely are not educators …they’re that and so much more.


Posted by Jess Neale - PACEY | with 8 comments

Working in childcare: what's happened to CPD?

Andrea Turner, PACEY Associate, childminder and trainer delves deeper into how the early years workforce has developed over the years and looks ahead to what our strategy could mean for practitioners.


Posted by Andrea Turner | with 1 comments

Supporting quiet children and reluctant talkers

‘How do you support children who only speak in certain situations and with certain people?’


Posted by Amanda Baxter, I CAN Communication Advisor | with 0 comments

Updates on planning issues in Wales

Claire Protheroe, Direct Services Manager for Wales, gives an update on what changes to planning regulations means in practice for childminders in Wales.


Posted by Claire Protheroe, PACEY Cymru | with 0 comments

Benefits of junk modelling and non-directive play

Discover the benefits of non-directive play, in particular junk modelling, with Ben Tawil's inspiring blog. 


Posted by Ben Tawil | with 0 comments