June 2019

Finding quality quicker in Wales

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) has begun to publish ratings for childcare and play inspection reports. Gill Huws-John from the CIW Childcare and Play Inspection Team explains how they work.


Posted by PACEY Cymru | with 0 comments

What does the new inspection framework mean for childminders?

It has been a month since Ofsted published the education inspection framework, which will take effect in September. Ofsted gives some advice to childminders. 


Posted by Dee Coleman, Principal Officer, Early Years | with 1 comments

PACEY policy - June

Welcome to PACEY’s regular policy update, which provides a summary of the latest policy developments in England and Wales concerning childcare and early years, and how we are representing your views to key decision makers.


Posted by Susanna Kalitowski, PACEY | with 0 comments

Partnerships with parents to support children's communication development

In a world of increasing pressures from daily life, now more than ever, we need to work with parents of young children to ensure they are confident in supporting their child’s speech and language development.


Posted by Jon Gilmartin, speech and language advisor, ICAN | with 0 comments

Childcare Expo returns to Manchester next week!

The excitement is building for the return of Childcare Expo, which is set to open its doors at EventCity in Manchester next week. On Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June, the longest-running event for the early years and primary education sectors will host a jam-packed exhibition filled with leading industry suppliers and fun-filled feature areas.


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